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We Are Nonprofit Executive Search Experts – Leading Our Industry Since 2006.

We assist our clients in making a positive impact on the world, one remarkable leadership match at a time. Our firm specializing in nonprofit executive search is renowned for its excellence and dedicated to serving local and national organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions. With deep roots in the nonprofit sector, we offer expert search strategies and leadership solutions for your organization. We are proud to have successfully served over 1,000 organizations and counting across the United States. No matter your location or mission specialization, our local and national leadership network will help you make dynamic organizational impact.

About Our Nonprofit Search Firm

Since 2006, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. From the largest foundations, universities, and government employers, to social services and art organizations, our firm offers tailored executive recruitment programs to meet your leadership needs.

We are experts at leading executive searches for nonprofits. Our search practice specializes in the following searches: CEO/Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Program Officer,  VP / Director of Development,  VP / Director of Philanthropy, VP / Director of Programs, VP / Director of Operations, VP / Director of Diversity, VP / Director of Marketing, VP / Director of IT, Controller, and more. With our team of search experts, we bring vast talent connections in every U.S. city and a candidate network of over fourteen million professionals and counting.

One exceptional hire can change an organization forever. It is our work and passion to transform organizational opportunity into reality for our devoted clients. Our nonprofit executive candidates are true agents for change, and we are experts at matching their talents, motivations, and passions to your organization’s mission. The Business Times has recognized Scion as a leading staffing firm for the past seventeen years running, and Scion was also awarded to the list of Best Executive Recruiting Firms in the World, and US by Forbes. Our US national offices and remote experts lead expedient executive searches for all US locations.

Our Nonprofit Executive Search Services 

The initiation of each executive search is an opportunity for organizational advancement, growth, and reflection. It is our mission to effectively ease the burden of hiring (placed on your organization) during a leadership transition.

We are skilled at building exceptional talent pipelines and recruiting amazing leaders for our clients. As proven experts in nonprofit executive search, we understand the importance of hiring experienced mission-driven executives who are exceptional leaders.

We stand ready to leverage our vast executive leadership network in the nonprofit, philanthropic, foundation, education, association, government, corporate, and startup sectors to best meet your organizational goals. We are also experienced at recruiting in local, national, and international markets.   

During our work, we take care of all search activities including search intake, analysis, research, recruitment, networking, evaluation, scheduling, communications, references, and offers. From start to close we drive the executive search process, and put the time in, so your leadership can instead concentrate on what is important.

Our Clients

Why Choose Scion Executive Search

The secret to our success lies within our commitment to excellence. At Scion Executive Search, we’re focused on providing you with incredible talent options which align with your culture and unique working requirements.

The foundation of Scion is rooted in the relationships we’ve mindfully cultivated with individuals, foundations, organizations, businesses, universities and communities. We offer our clients unparalleled reach into national and local networks with millions of candidate options.

We understand that our clients’ time is valuable. That’s why we developed a process that is designed to save our clients time and money. Our team of recruiters conducts in-depth research to identify and vet top candidates, alleviating our clients of the time-consuming task. We also handle the entire hiring process, including scheduling interviews, conducting background checks, and negotiating compensation, reducing the risk of hiring the wrong candidate, which can be costly.

As proven experts in nonprofit executive recruitment, we understand the vital importance of hiring experienced nonprofit talent that is fully motivated by your mission, and that fits within your nonprofit’s specific culture. We thrive in placing real and experienced people at social causes who are ready to wrap their arms around your mission, feed their respective passions, and in turn help our nonprofit community.

Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Learn more.