The Ted Chaloner Learning Fund

Ted-LinkedInTed Chaloner, retired CEO of his namesake executive search firm Chaloner, has been honored by his colleagues through a multi-year professional development endowment to PRSA Boston. The Ted Chaloner Learning Fund will help early and mid-level career chapter members access best practices learning opportunities in the growing realm of social impact communications and public relations.

This innovative collaboration unites PRSA Boston, the largest of eight Northeast District PRSA chapters between Buffalo and Bangor, with Chaloner, the durable and respected communications-centric national recruitment firm with offices in Boston and New York. Chaloner identifies the skills necessary to lead PR and communications functions across diverse industries, noting an increasing focus on social justice, cause advocacy and sustainability impact programs. This multi-year gift is intended to support early career educational opportunities for chapter members that will help to fill a pipeline of dynamic PR talent for social impact, environmental and nonprofit cause leadership.

Since Ted founded the firm in Boston in 1979, countless PRSA Boston members have either had their careers advanced by way of Chaloner, entrusted the firm to recruit for their organization, or both. PRSA Members Professor Kirk Hazlett and Loring Barnes applied professional PR experiences as successful Chaloner recruiters. Longtime Chaloner president and new owner, Amy Segelin, has plans for continued national expansion, while staying committed to best in class client service, top tier talent recruitment and ensuring a positive and thorough candidate experience.

Inquiries or proposals can be submitted to: learning@prsaboston.org