Executive Search for Associations & Unions


Executive Search for Associations & Unions


Scion Executive Search’s Association & Union Practice specializes in leading executive search for trade associations, professional societies, unions and membership based entities.


Since 2006, Scion Executive Search has assisted prestigious associations, professional societies, unions, and membership organizations in locating and hiring exceptional executive leadership.

Scion has been included in Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms list of 250 firms worldwide for the past two years and has been recognized by the Business Times as a leading firm for thirteen years running. We are a team of expert executive recruiters, leadership networkers, connectors, diversity hiring specialists, project managers, and organizational development advisors. As an award-winning firm with a passion for connecting our clients with exceptional talent, we thrive on providing leadership expertise and empowering mission impact.

For more than a decade and counting, our award-winning firm has been leading our industry and guiding prestigious research and health nonprofits through leadership transitions via our proven, first-in-class executive search methodology and strategy.

Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Since 2006, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. It is our aim to make your organizations’ growth goals an attainable reality.

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Completed Executive Search & Client Examples

  • Business Professionals of America

Executive Director

  • Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA)

Executive Director

  • International Association of Workforce Professionals

Executive Director

  • The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Foundation

Executive Director

  • The American Society for Nondestructive Testing 501(c)(3)

Executive Director & Program Executive

  • AMCA

Executive Director

  • The American Lung Association

Executive Director

  • BMW, MOA (Membership Organization)

Executive Director

  • WSRCA 501(c)(3)

Executive Director

  • Trailways Association

Executive Director

  • Oregon Association of Realtors

Various Finance and Operations Roles

  • California Nurses Association / National Nurses United

Various Organizing and Union Leadership

  • Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 104 & Bay Area Industry Training Fund

Executive Director

  • Council of Chief State School Officers

Chief Development Officer

  • California Labor Federation

Director of Finance and Administration

  • California Nurses Association/National Nurses United

Controller / Finance Executive

  • SEIU-ULTCW

Director of IT

  • SEIU 775

Director of Technology and Information

  • California School Boards Association

Senior Director of Public Relations

  • California School Boards Association

Various Organizing and Union Roles

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