Transition Management Consulting, Inc.

International Society for the Study of Pain Hires TMC as Interim Executive and Executive Recruiters

by Michael Eder | Dec 09, 2014


Joan GoldbergToday, Transition Management Consulting, Inc. (TMC), President Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD, announced the International Society for the Study of Pain’s (IASP) selection of TMC affiliated consultant Joan R. Goldberg, Principal, Strategic Assessment & Solutions LLC, to serve as its interim executive and Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD, to serve as executive search consultant.

 IASP is the leading professional society for science, practice, and education in the field of pain. Located in Washington, DC, IASP has more than 7,000 members in 133 countries, 90 national chapters, and 20 Special Interest Groups. For more information visit TMC will post search information on its website It is too early for contact.

“It is such an honor working with clients during their executive transitions -- a time for bold decisionmaking, curiosity, and optimism. The organization’s leaders place their trust in us and we work hard for our clients,” said Jackie Eder-Van Hook. “Joan is talented interim executive experienced in filling the gap in executive leadership. Joan has 26 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, 13 of them as an executive director of international, scientific, and medical professional societies. She will serve IASP well.” Joan is contractually prohibited from being a candidate for the long-term position.

Marshall Brown of Marshall Brown & Associates, LLC will support the search.

About Transition Management Consulting, Inc. - Co-founded by Robert “Bob” T. Van Hook, MSPH, FASAE, CAE, and Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD, TMC is a national consulting firm with a network of professional transition leaders and interim executives specializing in executive transitions in associations and other nonprofits throughout the US. TMC provides a continuum of executive succession services, including interim executive management, executive search, and succession and transition planning. TMC has provided interim executives to associations and nonprofits for nearly 15 years. Additional information about TMC and interim management is available at

Certified executive coach Marshall Brown, CEO of Marshall Brown & Associates, LLC serves as a senior consultant supporting TMC’s clients and consultants.

Please contact TMC President Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD, at 202-244-3163 (office) or 202-285-4616 (cell) for more information.