Emily Parker Myers

Emily Parker Myers has served as Chief Executive Officer of Myers McRae since 2008. Known for her commitment to excellence, she brings extensive firsthand knowledge and experience in higher education administration and executive searches as well as an exceptional record in successful fundraising campaigns. For most of her career, she served as Senior Vice President of University Advancement and External Affairs at Mercer University in Macon and Atlanta, Georgia.

In recognition of her profound and enduring influence on the university, Mercer Board of Trustees voted to name the new admissions and welcome center in her honor. The Emily Parker Myers Admissions and Welcome Center on Mercer’s historic Macon campus was dedicated in 2012.

Under Ms. Myers’ accomplished leadership, Myers McRae is recognized today as one of the nation’s top executive search firms in higher education. She broadened the firm’s scope and modernized processes, emphasizing responsiveness, timeliness, effectiveness, and affordability. While embracing new technology in the executive search process, Ms. Myers is committed to the firm having person-to-person connections with candidates and clients remain at the center of every search.

A graduate of Florida State University, Ms. Myers also has held administrative positions at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, and Stetson University School of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida. She has served on numerous professional boards and committees, including being appointed by two governors to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Authority.

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