CarterBaldwin Executive Search has placed Gerson Moreno-Riaño as the 12th president of Cornerstone University, a private, non-denominational Christian institution, in Grand Rapids, MI. Partner Bill Peterson led the assignment. Dr. Moreno-Riaño succeeds Joseph M. Stowell, who retired this spring after 13 years in the role. Cornerstone’s new president previously served for over seven years as executive vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. There, he was also a tenured professor of government.
The selection of Dr. Moreno-Riaño comes after a six-month, nationwide search coordinated by Carter Baldwin. The search produced 70