Isaac Woodrow Schild., J.D. is an established executive search expert in the nonprofit sector. As an national nonprofit search consultant, speaker, nonprofit board member, and organizational development consultant, he is a zealous nonprofit professional committed to bettering our communities and inspiring effective nonprofit organizational management and best practices.
Over the past twenty years Isaac has successfully led over five hundred executive searches for a variety of national prestigious nonprofit organizations, foundations, and educational institutions.
Mr. Schild is a founding member of Scion Staffing, Inc., and holds a Juris Doctor (J. D.) from Golden Gate Law in San Francisco and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Oregon. He studied international law in association with George Mason Law at the University of the Netherlands Antilles, and had the pleasure of working for the House of Representatives, Government Reform Committee during law school.
Isaac’s work and expertise has been featured by Seedco, in the report When Good Work Makes Good Sense: Social Purpose Business Case Studies, featured by CBS News on the segment “Where Is the Job Growth Happening,” interviewed for several Harvard University case studies, and has served as an expert on multiple panels and events such as: Ask The Experts – Golden Gate University, Ask HR – San Francisco State University, Association of Fundraising Professionals – Fundraising Day, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Annual Party Speaker, Progressive Job Fair, Your Best Job Search. EVER, and Getting the Job You Want in the Nonprofit Sector. He was also called upon to help recruit over 125 emergency counseling workforce members for Safe Horizon that counseled and represented hundreds of families of the victims of 9/11.
Prior to Isaac’s leadership role as Managing Partner at Scion Executive Search, he served as President of First Source Staffing, (part of the nonprofit housing and workforce development organization Fifth Avenue Committee in NYC), and as the Director of Business Development at Professionals for Nonprofits, Inc. in New York, NY. Isaac is also the Founder and Co-Executive Director of the prestigious nonprofit art and youth organization the San Francisco Independent International Frozen Film Festival.
Isaac served on the Board of Trustees for the (501c3) Cedarwood Waldorf School from 2016 to 2021, and currently serves on the Board of (501c3) Fear No Music.