Diversified Search


At Diversified Search, we employ a highly collaborative approach to each search assignment. Our experienced consultants are always asking, listening, and opening up new angles to uncover the right solution for your organization.

Your search will always have a Managing Director leading the process from the beginning through to completion. This emphasis on experience enables us to work with clients in challenging internal perspectives and moving beyond the expected.

We approach search differently than others. Throughout our history, we have always sought leaders that not only have strong character and credentials, but also those with different perspectives and views. We use the power of this perspective to help guide your company beyond the expected.

We believe in viewing each search through a broad lens. We consider all issues – including generational, cultural, ethnic, industry, gender and functional – to bring your organization fresh, high-potential candidates.

Completed Searches




Diversified Search Names HR Practice Co-Leader

Executive search firm Diversified Search has appointed veteran recruiter Chris Berger to co-lead its human resources practice with managing director Judy Boreham. With more than 25 years in human resources executive search, Mr. Berger most recently was co-founder of Connecticut-based search boutique RomanoBerger LLC, where he worked alongside partner Darren Romano. They collectively completed hundreds of

Diversified Search Recruits Advancement Chief for Folger Shakespeare Library

Diversified Search has placed Abbey Fagin as chief advancement officer (CAO) at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Managing director Gerard F. Cattie led the assignment. Reporting directly to the Folger director, Ms. Fagin will oversee advancement opportunities, leading a dedicated staff and working with a senior leadership team to enhance the Folger’s resources and institutional reach. She will

How Destiny and Learning Shaped This Recruiter’s Long Career Path

The evolving healthcare sector has impacted executive search, resulting in emergence of top-flight recruiters such as Diversified Search managing director Martha Hauser. In her role as national practice leader for healthcare, Ms. Hauser has worked with hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, higher education and non-profit organizations in a career spanning 25 years. In the following interview she details her background in educational

Hunt Scanlon’s Five Biggest Recruiting Deals of 2016

If this past year is any guide, the sector we have all come to call colloquially as the ‘headhunting’ industry will continue to morph into a nine-headed hydra, and then some. Recruiting, yes, is still a massive piece of the talent puzzle that executive recruiters assemble every day for clients ranging from sports teams and

Diversified Search Leading CEO Search for Girl Scouts of America

Executive search firm Diversified Search has been retained by the Girl Scouts of America to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. The firm’s founder and chairman, Judith M. von Seldeneck, is leading the assignment. Anna Maria Chávez, who has served as CEO of the organization since 2011, notified the national board of directors of her


Chris Berger Returns to Diversified Search as New Co-Leader of Human Resources Practice

PHILADELPHIA, February 15, 2017 — Diversified Search, one of the top ten executive search firms in the nation, announced today that Chris Berger, an executive recruiter with more than 25 years in human resources executive search and most recently the co-owner of the Connecticut-based boutique firm, RomanoBerger LLC, will rejoin the firm to co-lead the firm’s Human Resources

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Retains Diversified Search to Find New President

PHILADELPHIA, November 19, 2016 — Lincoln University, one of the most storied Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, announced today that it has retained Philadelphia-based Diversified Search to find its next president. The announcement was made by Kimberly Lloyd, Chairlady of the Lincoln University Board of Trustees. “We are excited to partner with Diversified Search as

Alfred Sanchez Named President and CEO of Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

PHILADELPHIA, November 1, 2016 — After an extensive nationwide search, The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Board voted today to install Alfred Sanchez as its next President and CEO beginning December 5, 2016. Sanchez was formerly the CEO for American Red Cross South Florida where he led a team of more than 3,000 volunteers and staff in support

Martha Hauser Named Head of Health Care Practice at Diversified Search

PHILADELPHIA, October 4, 2016 — Martha Hauser, a well-known thought leader with more than two decades of experience recruiting leaders in healthcare and higher education across the country, has been named the new leader of the health care practice at Diversified Search, one of the top-ten executive search firms in the nation. Hauser assumed her duties immediately Based

PG&E Corporation Appoints Eric Mullins to Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA, September 23, 2016 — Diversified Search is pleased to announce its involvement in the recent recruitment of Eric Mullins to PG&E Corporation’s Board of Directors. PG&E is a Fortune 200 energy-based holding company serving customers in Central and Northern California. It is one of the nation’s largest combined electric and gas utilities and ranks first among