Elissa Dumiak

Elissa Dumiak


Senior Executive Search Principal


Elissa Dumiak is a specialist for executive talent searches within the national nonprofit sector. Working from Scion Executive Search’s Austin Texas metro area office, Elissa leads competitive searches for a variety of prestigious nonprofit organizations, foundations, and educational institutions.

Elissa employs skills obtained throughout her career to establish client partnerships and provide well-aligned talent solutions that meet and exceed the needs of the clients Scion Executive Search serves. Before she became involved with executive search, Elissa is a former Real Estate Broker in North Carolina and South Carolina; managing the regional office, medical, and retail REIT assets. Elissa studied at the University of Charlotte and received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and PR.

A proud supporter of community development, Elissa is a former Board Member for the Jeep Rogers YMCA where she received accolades for her contributions in fund development. Elissa is an active member of the Business Committee for the Camas School District, an active member of the Portland Junior League, and she is also a certified yoga teacher who maintains strong ties to the Lotus Seed; a Portland, OR-based nonprofit yoga teacher training organization.