Following a competitive, nationwide search, Los Angeles-based Kevin Chase Executive Search Group assisted in the recruitment of Rob Wheeler as executive director and chief executive officer of the LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert.
He succeeds previous CEO Mike Thompson and interim executive director Mary Sue Allen, who will resume her role as co-chair of the board of directors. Kevin Chase, managing partner, and Catie DiFelice, senior associate, led the assignment for the search firm.
“The Center already has a national reputation of innovation and creating the connection for a healthy vibrant LGBTQ community,” said Ted Briggs, co-chair of the board. “Rob’s experience,