February 22, 2011 – Michelle Bonoan has joined Philadelphia-based Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson as managing director in its Los Angeles office. Ms. Bonoan focuses on the education, not-for-profit, and arts & culture sectors. Her clients are nationwide and encompass major non-profit organizations dedicated to education, social services, arts and culture, children and family services, environment, and health-related issues, as well as educational institutions. Ms. Bonoan began her career in executive search 15 years ago with Gary Kaplan & Associates, a boutique retained executive search firm serving education institutions, non-profit organizations, and corporations nationwide. “Michelle's in-depth experience in the areas of education, not-for-profit, and arts & culture complements Diversified's existing practices in these important areas and strengthens our West Coast presence," said Judith M. von Seldeneck, Founder, chairman and CEO. Diversified Search offers global search capabilities with industry specialization in consumer & industrial; education, not-for-profit, arts & culture; financial & professional services; healthcare & human services; private equity/venture capital; retail; life sciences; media & entertainment; and technology.