Previous Executive Searches

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It has been our great pleasure to have led over seven hundred successful executive searches for prestigious nonprofit organizations and foundations over the past eleven years. Across the country our search principals stand ready to connect you to the executive leadership you require via our local and national nonprofit networks.


Previous Search Examples

CEO/Executive Director
  • Upstream USA, Executive Director (Current Search Example)
  • CSA of Reno, CEO (Current Search Example)
  • The OWASP Foundation, Executive Director (Current Search Example)
  • Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Executive Director
  • Thomas Edison Charter Academy, Executive Director / Superintendent
  • Covenant House, Associate Executive Director
  • End Violence Against Women International, Executive Director
  • Walker Basin Conservancy, Executive Director
  • American Baptist Seminary of the West, President
  • The Marcled Foundation 501(c)(3), CEO/Executive Director
  • Amazon Watch 501(c)(3), Executive Director
  • Full Circle Fund 501(c)(3), CEO/Executive Director
  • Diabetes Youth Families, Executive Director
  • International Association of Workforce Professionals, Executive Director
  • Oregon AFSCME Council 75, Executive Director
  • The American Society for Nondestructive Testing 501(c)(3), Executive Director
  • AMCA, Executive Director
  • The American Lung Association, Executive Director
  • Community Learning Center Schools (501(c)(3), Executive Director
  • BMW, MOA (Membership Organization), Executive Director
  • Center for the Art of Translation, Executive Director
  • Zen Hospice Project, Executive Director
  • WSRCA 501(c)(3), Executive Director
  • Trailways Association, Executive Director
  • Jack Links Philanthropic Community Center, Executive Director
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 104 & Bay Area Industry Training Fund, Executive Director
  • Partners Achieving Community Transformation, CEO/Executive Director

 

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

COO/CAO + Administrative Leadership
  • Holt International, Vice President
  • Mosaic, COO
  • Director of Finance and Administration, California Labor Federation
  • Mosaic, Vice President
  • Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, Chief Operating Officer
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Vice President for Administration
  • California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, Operations & Administration Manager
  • Center for Youth Wellness, Director of Clinical Programs
  • Marin Community Foundation, Director of Evaluation and Learning
  • San Francisco State University, Labor & Faculty Relations Director
  • Marin Community Foundation, Haas Initiative Director
  • SEIU 775, Director of Program Development
  • Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Holt International, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

CFO/Nonprofit Finance
  • Holt International, Chief Finance Officer (CFO)
  • Worldreader, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Director of Finance and Administration, California Labor Federation
  • Park Day School, Finance Director
  • Jewish Federation and The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Hearing & Speech Center, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, Controller/CFO
  • SEIU LOCAL 1000, Controller/CFO
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund, Director of Finance
  • San Francisco State University, Bursar
  • California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, Controller
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, Controller
  • Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Controller
  • Community Gatepath, Controller
  • San Francisco State University, Procurement Officer
  • Oregon Association of REALTORS, Finance Director

 

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

Fundraising/Development
  • YMCA of Silicon Valley, Chief Development Officer
  • Carnegie Foundation, Director of Network Relations & Development
  • Community Gatepath, Vice President of Development
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Director of Planned Giving
  • Be A Mentor, Director of Development
  • Golden Gate University, Director of Development
  • Peter E. Haas Jr. Family Fund/Marin Community Foundation, Haas Initiative Director
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Program Officer
  • East Bay Community Law Center, Major Gifts Officer
  • Zen Hospice Center, Director of Development
  • Boys and Girls Club, Director of Institutional Giving
  • Brothers on the Rise, Director of Development
  • Blue Shield Foundation, Grants Director
  • Bureau of Jewish Education, Director of Development
  • The Marcled Foundation 501(c)(3) CEO/Executive Director
  • Golden Gate University, Major Gifts Officer
  • The American Lung Association, Director of Development
  • Zen Hospice Center, Events Director
  • Job Train, Director of Development
  • Community Gatepath, Director of Corporate Partnerships
  • Techsoup, Global Senior Grants Manager
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Grants Manager
  • Center For Youth Wellness, Director of Development

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

Program Leadership
  • Larkin Street Youth Services, Chief Program Officer
  • Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Chief Program Officer
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Impact, Planning and Analysis Officer #1
  • The Nature Conservancy, Associate Director of Marketing Engagement
  • Marin Community Foundation, Director of Evaluation and Learning
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Arctic Research Fellow
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Program Manager
  • United Negro College Fund, Workforce Development Program Manager
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Grants Administrator
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Program Officer
  • Community Gatepath, Director of Children’s Services
  • SEIU 775, Director of Program Development
  • Comprehensive Health Services, Site Program Director
  • International Rescue Committee, Duty of Care Program Executive
  • Aspiranet, Associate Program Director
  • SEO Scholars, Program Manager
  • World Reader, Senior Program Director

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

Human Resources
  • Community Housing Partnership, Director of Human Resources
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Human Resources Manager
  • SEIU Local 721, Director of Human Resources
  • Room To Read, Human Resources
  • San Francisco State University, Labor & Faculty Relations Director
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Vice President for Administration
  • SF Opera, Director of Human Resources Information Systems
  • California Nurses Association, Operations & Administration Manager
  • ClimateWorks Foundation, Human Resources Manager
  • Aspiranet, Various Human Resources, Recruitment & Onboarding Searches
  • MISSSEY, Human Resources & Operations Staff
  • UCSF, Human Resources Executive
  • Internet Archive, Human Resource Executive
  • San Francisco State University, Director of Environmental Health and Safety (Human Resources)
  • Holt International, Vice President
  • Mosaic, COO
  • Director of Finance and Administration, California Labor Federation
  • Mosaic, Vice President
  • Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, Chief Operating Officer
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Vice President for Administration
  • California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, Operations & Administration Manager

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

Marketing, Communications + PR
  • The Nature Conservancy, Director of Marketing Engagement
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Director of Public Relations
  • California School Boards Association, Senior Director of Communications
  • Full Circle Fund, Director of Marketing
  • The Bureau of Jewish Federations, Director of Marketing
  • Philanthropy University, Various Executive Marketing Searches
  • SEIU Local 1000, Director of Communications
  • Golden Gate University, Marketing Officer
  • Di Rosa Arts, Marketing & Communications
  • IDG Consumer & SMB, Online Media Executive
  • ClifBar, PR Director
  • San Francisco State University, Various
  • Northern California Paint & Finishing Contractors, Events & Communications Manager
  • La Clinica de La Raza, Communications Staff
  • Regenerative Ventures, Marketing Executive
  • Petsmart Charities, Director of PR
  • The Associated Press, Various Marketing/Tech Searches
  • Insight Education, Various Marketing Searches

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

Technology
  • Golden Gate University, Chief Information Officer
  • SEIU-ULTCW, Director of IT
  • Chinese Hospital, Director of Hospital Information Systems
  • California Academy of Science, Technical Project Manager
  • National Psoriasis Foundation, IT Manager
  • The Associated Press, Technology Officer
  • Golden Gate University, Architect
  • The Guardsmen, Database and Information Manager
  • San Francisco Department of Health, Various
  • Brandeis Hillel Day School, Database and Information Manager
  • SEIU, Director of IT
  • The French American International School, Manager of Database and Development
  • Golden Gate University, Development Manager
  • WestEd, Technical Officer

*PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE LIST IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF CURRENT WORK AND NOT A FULL LIST OF SEARCH ENGAGEMENTS.

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