Our Mission & Values – Scion Executive Search

Our Mission & Values

Do you need experienced and exceptional nonprofit mission-driven leadership? We are a highly ethical, socially conscious, comprehensive nonprofit executive search service.

It is our mission is to provide the nation’s best and most effective nonprofit executive search service. As a socially conscious executive search firm, we conduct our business guided by these core values:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe diverse teams are more than just a strength, they are essential for success. We work with our clients every step of the way to ensure that the application, interview, and hiring process are thoughtfully inclusive, equitable, and beneficial for all. We believe that creating, supporting, and sustaining an inclusive, equitable work culture where all staff are comfortable and effective (no matter personal background or experience level) is imperative for organizational success.


We are committed to protecting our valued clients and executive candidates. As you know, the nonprofit and foundation world is quite remarkably connected. Successful searches require a careful approach to retaining competitive talent in a confidential and effective manner.


We are committed to excellence in everything we do. We strive to deliver lasting value to our executive search clients. We believe that success is a pattern that stems from our dedication and commitment to refinement.


We do the right thing. We listen to our customers, we communicate honestly, and we deliver on our commitments.


Our passion for matching mission-driven nonprofit executives with organization affecting great change in our communities and world is the key driver to our success and expertise. We take pride in and enjoy each and every executive match we facilitate.


We believe in relationships, and just not transactions.


Our interactions with our clients and with each other are conducted with the highest ethics and empathy.


Teamwork is paramount in all that we do, in our relationships with clients, with alliances, and with each other.


As members of the Scion Staffing team, we are committed to challenging ourselves constantly to deliver increasing value to our clients.

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Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Since 2006, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. It is our aim to make your organizations’ growth goals an attainable reality.