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KEES has been exclusively retained by The Acorn in its search for a new Executive Director

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The Board of Directors of The Acorn Center for the Performing Arts has retained KEES, an executive search firm for nonprofits, as its partner in the search for an experienced and accomplished Executive Director.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated business acumen and a passion for the arts and embody that passion when sharing the story of The Acorn with key stakeholders. Forward-looking and innovative, this individual will bring a fresh perspective to attract new audiences with diverse offerings. With strong interpersonal and communication skills, this executive will be comfortable engaging with a variety of people. The Executive Director will leverage The Acorn’s networks and establish new partnerships to obtain support and achieve results.

For more information on the Executive Director position at The Acorn, please read the full Opportunity Guide here:

The Acorn is the creative and performing arts epicenter of Harbor Country. Located in Three Oaks, Michigan, it draws audiences from Chicago, northern Indiana, and southwest Michigan. The Acorn curates, highlights, and supports local talent while also welcoming renowned performers. Every performance year is filled with a breadth of diverse programming that ensures no two events are alike. In 2021, planning is underway to offer traditional performances, when conditions are safe, and blend in new ways of promoting innovative material and arts programming. To learn more about The Acorn, please visit

KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that builds diverse teams and dynamic leaders. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support. For more information, please visit