Elissa Dumiak SHRM-SCP is the dynamic and inclusive managing director of Scion’s Executive Search division. She is a strengths-based leader who oversees an incredible team of talented and dedicated executive search principals, associates, researchers, and technical writers to expertly facilitate executive searches on behalf of incredible clients across the country.
Before stepping into the role of managing director, Elissa served as an SES senior executive search principal, successfully leading hundreds of executive searches for nonprofit organizations and foundations across the country. As a result of her ability to create meaningful, positive, and lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike, Elissa built a sterling reputation for her ability to identify and secure impeccable candidates for impactful executive roles. She is proud to empower the critical work of client organizations through exceptional talent, and she is thrilled to continue empowering the work of clients by leading the SES team as managing director.
Elissa is a graduate of the Leadership Austin, Emerge program (Cohort 14), as well as a sustaining member of the Junior League. Her public service has included both board leadership for the Jeep Rogers YMCA and business committee membership with public school districts in South Carolina and Washington. Elissa is actively certified by the Society for Human Resources as a Senior Certified Professional, and prior to her executive search career, she held licensure as a real estate broker and studied marketing and public relations at the University of Charlotte.