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


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CEO/Executive Director
  • Green Builders United (Current Search) 

Executive Director

  • Berkeley Student Cooperative (Current Search) 

Executive Director

  • West Harlem Development Corporation (Current Search) 

Executive Director

  • Maryland Legal Aid 

Executive Director

  • Sunshine Resources of Door County 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • National Crime Prevention Counsel 

Executive Director

  • Professional Staff Congress/CUNY 

Executive Director

  • Washington Education Association 

Executive Director

  • Nursing and Therapy Services of Colorado 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Vista Autism Services 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Peter E. Haas Jr. Family Fund 

Executive Director

  • Hill Country Conservancy 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • The Historic Trust 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Creekside School

Executive Director

  • Project Heal

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence

Executive Director

  • Arts Council Santa Cruz County

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Adam County Economic Development  

President

  • United Community Action Network

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Executive Director

  • United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

Executive Director

  • Morris Animal Foundation 

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Born Free, USA

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Parent Institute for Quality Education 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Community Service Organization (CSA) 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Future Problem Solving Program International 

Executive Director

  • Upstream USA

Executive Director

  • Business Professionals of America 

Executive Director

  • Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) 

Executive Director

  • The Marcled Foundation 501(c)(3)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Executive Director

  • Amazon Watch 501(c)(3)

Executive Director

  • Full Circle Fund 

Executive Director

  • The OWASP Foundation

Executive Director

  • Cancer Prevention Institute of California

Executive Director

  • Thomas Edison Charter Academy

Executive Director / Superintendent

  • Walker Basin Conservancy

Executive Director

  • American Baptist Seminary of the West

President

  • 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 / The Ohio State University 

Executive Director

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

Fundraising/Development (CDO, VP, DoD)
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind (Current Search)

Chief Philanthropy Officer

  • United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona 

Development Director

  • Center for Elders Independence 

Development Director

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind 

Director of Development, Direct Response

  • Mission Graduates 

Chief Development Officer

  • Orange County Community Foundation 

Director of Planed Giving

  • Melanoma Research Foundation

Chief Development Officer

  • Marin Community Foundation

Director for Philanthropic Advising

  • George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S. -China Relations

Director of Development

  • Orange County Community Foundation

Senior Director of Philanthropic Strategy

  • CureDuchenne

Chief Development Officer

  • Born Free, USA 

Chief Development Officer

  • SETI Institute 

Director of Development

  • One Sight

Senior Director of Global Development

  • Mercy Housing

Senior Vice President of National Philanthropy

  • Holt International 

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

  • All God’s Children International

Strategic Development Director

  • The American Lung Association

Director of Development

  • YWCA 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 

  • Peter E. Haas Jr. Family Fund/Marin Community Foundation

Haas Initiative Director

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Program Officer (Philanthropy)

  • 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

Director of Grants

  • Bureau of Jewish Education

Director of Development

  • The Marcled Foundation 501(c)(3)

Executive Director

  • Golden Gate University

Major Gifts Officer

  • Zen Hospice Center

Director of Events

  • Job Train

Director of Development

  • Community Gatepath

Director of Corporate Partnerships

  • Techsoup

Global Senior Grants Manager

  • Center For Youth Wellness

Director of Development

  • Golden Gate University

Director of Development

  • Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Innovation Officer

  • CureDuchenne

Director of Development

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

Finance and Accounting (CFO, VP, Dir.)
  • Covenant House New York (Current Search)

Chief Financial Administrative Officer

  • Panthera (Current Search)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • The Animal Foundation (Current Search)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Nia Tero Foundation (Current Search)

Director of Finance

  • The Bill Wilson Center

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Caminar

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Hearing and Speech Center

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Critical Path Institute

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • UNAC/UHCP 

Director of Finance

  • Climate Central 

Director of Finance and Administration

  • Swords to Plowshares

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Holt International

Chief Finance Officer (CFO) / Vice President of Finance & Administration

  • Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

  • Worldreader

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • California Labor Federation

Director of Finance and Administration

  • Jewish Federation and The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Hearing & Speech Center

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Senior Accountant 

RSF Social Finance

  • 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 / Finance Executive

  • Oshman Family Jewish Community Center

Controller

  • Community Gatepath

Controller

  • San Francisco State University

Procurement Officer

  • Oregon Association of REALTORS

Director of Finance

  • Park Day School

Director of Finance

  • The East Bay Asian Local Development Corp

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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

Programs (CPO, VP, Dir.)
  • Salvation Army (Current Search)

Program Director

  • WildEarth Guardians (Current Search)

Program Director

  • Hamilton Families

Director of Programs

  • Larkin Street Youth Services

Chief Program Officer

  • Covenant House

Senior Vice President of Programs

  • Holt International 

Senior Vice President of Programs

  • Native Arts and Cultures Foundation

Chief Program Officer

  • All God’s Children

Vice President, Adoption Programs

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Impact, Planning and Analysis Officer

  • The Nature Conservancy

Associate Director

  • Marin Community Foundation

Director of Evaluation and Learning

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Arctic Research Fellow

  • United Negro College Fund

Workforce Development Program Manager

  • 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

  • Holt International 

Senior Executive, Africa Programs

  • East Bay Agency for Children 

Director of Programs

  • Center for Youth Wellness 

Director of Clinical Programs

  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Director of Program and Network Development

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

Human Resources (CHRO, VP, Dir.)
  • Peninsula Family Service

Vice President of Human Resources (Bi-Lingual Spanish English)

  • Swords to Plowshares

Director of Human Resources

  • Jewish Senior Living Group

Senior Director of Human Resources

  • Professional Staff Congress / CUNY

Director of Human Resources & Operations

  • 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 Executive

  • 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

HR Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist

  • MISSSEY

Human Resources & Operations Staff

  • San Francisco State University

Environmental Health and Safety Director

  • University of California, San Francisco 

Human Resources Manager

  • Holt International

Vice President

  • Orange County Community Foundation

Manager of People and Culture

  • 1560 Health

Director of Human Resources

  • Mosaic

Vice President

 

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

Operations (COO, VP, Dir.)
  • Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Vice President for Administration

  • Holt International

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Homage Senior Services 

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Professional Staff Congress / CUNY 

Director of Operations & Human Resources

  • Holt International

Vice President

  • Mosaic

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Mosaic

Vice President

  • Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Innovation Officer

  • California Nurses Association/National Nurses United

Various

  • The Wildcat Sanctuary

Director of Operations

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

Marketing + Communications (CMO, CCO, VP, Dir.)
  • Holt International 

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

  • Orange County Community Foundation 

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

  • Nia Tero Foundation

Director of Marketing

  • Council on Foundations

Director of Communications

  • WildEarth Guardians 

Director of Communications

  • UAW Automobile Union Detroit

Director of Communications

  • The Nature Conservancy

Director of Marketing Engagement

  • California School Boards Association

Senior Director of Public Relations

  • Petsmart Charities 

Director of Communications

  • SEIU Local 1000

Director of Communications

  • Full Circle Fund 

Director of Marketing

  • Martinkovic Milford 

Director of Marketing

  • The Jewish Bureau of Education

Director of Marketing

  • Insight Education  

Various Marketing & Communications

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Marketing & Communications Professional

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

Legal, Advocacy, Organizing (CLO, CAD, VP, Dir.)
  • Writers Guild of America West (Current Search) 

General Counsel

  • UNAC/UHCP (Current Search) 

Legal Counsel

  • Maryland Legal Aid 

Executive Director

  • Washington Education Association

Director of Government Relations

  • California School Boards Association

Legislative Director

  • Petsmart Charities 

Corporate Counsel

  • Washington Education Association 

Director of Government Relations

  • Golden Gate University Law

Various (Assistant Dean, Operations, Programs)

  • Oregon AFSCME

CEO

  • Washington Education Association 

Director of Advocacy and Organizing Center

  • SEIU Local 1000

Director of Contracts (Collective Bargaining)

  • California School Boards Association

Corporate Counsel

  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center 

Various (Operations, Finance)

  • California Nurses Association / National Nurses United

Various Organizing and Union Leadership Roles

  • Animal Legal Defense Fund

Various Directors (Finance & Operations)

  • New York Law School

Various Departments (Development, Operations)

  • East Bay Community Law Center 

Various Departments (Development, Grants Officer, Operations)

  • Earthjustice

Various Departments (Development, HR, Operations)

  • Bay Area legal Aid

Grants Administrator

  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Supervising Attorney, Health Consumer Center

  • SEIU 775

Political and Legislative Director

  • California School Boards Association

Research Director

 

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

IT/Technology (CTO, CIO, Dir.)
  • Orange County Community Foundation

Director of Information and Technology

  • Everprep

Chief Technology Officer

  • SEIU 775

Director of Technology and Information

  • Golden Gate University

Enterprise Development Manager

  • SEIU-ULTCW

Director of IT

  • Golden Gate University

Software Architect

  • The Guardsmen

Database and Information Manager

  • San Francisco Department of Health

Database Development Executive

  • Brandeis Hillel Day School

Database and Information Manager

  • The French American International School

Manager of Database and Development

  • Golden Gate University

Applications Development Manager

  • Chinese Hospital

Director of Hospital Systems

  • The Associated Press

Technology Officer

  • National Psoriasis Foundation

IT Manager

  • California Academy of Sciences

IT Project Manager

  • SEIU 775

Technology and Information Director

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

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