Rebecca Maron retiring as Executive Director of SVS

Executive search firm conducting national search for new director


CHICAGO, Illinois - Society for Vascular Surgery Executive Director Rebecca Maron has announced her retirement, effective the end of May. She has served in that position for 13 years.

SVS President Bruce A. Perler noted that Maron will be sorely missed for her leadership skills, judgment and many friendships among the membership.

Tuft and Associates, a professional search firm, will conduct the search along with the SVS Search Committee, led by President-Elect Dr. Ron Fairman.

Tuft & Associates is a national executive search firm focusing on associations and nonprofits, particularly medical and health care societies and foundations. They were responsible for placing Becky in her position in 2003. Kathleen Henrichs, PhD, will be leading the search and will be assisted by Nancy Puckett with advice from the Tuft team.

When the position description is final it will include information about how to apply for the position. For questions about the search, please contact Tuft & Associates at 312-642-8889 or visit their website at

Becky is leaving SVS in a strong position and will assist with the transition, Dr. Perler noted. “We sincerely wish her all the best,” he said.