DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) has named former bank CEO and strategic business consultant Dennis McCuistion as interim president and CEO of the 31-year old nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy think tank.
McCuistion's appointment follows the departure of John C. Goodman last week.
"Dennis McCuistion is an outstanding individual to take the interim president and CEO position," said NCPA Board Chairman Jerry Mills. "His business management acumen and long-time familiarity with the NCPA make him an excellent choice to take the leadership position."
Dennis McCuistion is a former bank CEO who is widely recognized as host and co-executive producer of the award-winning television program McCuistion now in its 25th year on Dallas' KERA, Channel 13. For over 35 years, he has consulted for nonprofits and corporate clients nationwide on financial, executive leadership, corporate governance and strategic planning issues. He is the author of three books, hundreds of articles and is currently executive director of the Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance at the University of Texas at Dallas.
"There is an enormous range of talented scholars at the NCPA in Dallas, Washington, D.C. and across the country," said McCuistion. "I am committed to continue building on the organization's extraordinary track record. Looking forward, I am confident the NCPA will continue as one of the strongest national leaders in developing public policy research."
McCuistion said that his top priority will be to assist the board and put in place the talent and management team to take the NCPA to the next level of service to this great nation of ours.
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SOURCE National Center for Policy Analysis