About Us

Founded in 2015, BroadView Talent Partners is a national executive search firm dedicated to placing exceptionally talented leadership at in affordable housing agencies, non-profit organizations and associations, as well as middle market companies. We provide clients with an unmatched national network, commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and record of long-tenured placements.

Our highly experienced partners approach each engagement as a critical strategic imperative for the organization’s comprehensive business objectives. We listen attentively to be certain we understand and embrace each client’s unique needs.

We then apply our specialized knowledge and expertise to bring Strategic Talent Acquisition and Retention Solutions (STARS)® to clients that not only fill key roles in their organizations but also deliver solutions that help them achieve long-term business success and sustainability.

Diversity is Our Heritage… It is Our Focus
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is intrinsic to our business and because of that, our commitment is a reality—not simply a well-intentioned endeavor. It is the foundation of our client service model and candidate relationship acumen. BroadView Talent Partners is a minority-owned business with a founder who is nationally recognized for his expertise in DEI-related talent acquisition, retention, and leadership development. DEI drives our innovative and winning strategies and creative problem-solving for our clients and candidates.

We Care About Relationships, Not Transactions
After placing executives in key positions, our clients frequently entrust BroadView Talent Partners with onboarding and coaching to ensure those leaders have the requisite tools to perform optimally. In addition, those individuals often become recurring executive search or ongoing career management clients. As a result, we enjoy long-term, trusted professional relationships with the deep satisfaction of helping all participants achieve their Highest Career Goals and Aspirations (HCGA)®.

Representative Clients

Our Team


Clients and candidates always have an experienced partner leading their engagement. We are selective in the assignments we accept to make sure that each participant receives personalized attention and expert insights directly from our partners.

BroadView Talent Partners is small by design, and we “punch above our weight” in acquiring and retaining executive talent for DEI- aligned affordable housing, nonprofit, and middle market organizations as demonstrated by our deep experience, diligence, and extraordinary standard of care.

Solutions And Expertise

Retained Executive Search
Our goal is to exceed client expectations. BroadView Talent Partners delivers a diverse pool of top-level executive candidates utilizing our time-tested 10-Step Engagement Process® which has proven to successfully fill senior leadership positions faster and more effectively than the industry standard. We consistently provide verbal and written communications throughout the process that clients have said are a cut above the rest.

On-Boarding & Retention
The onboarding process helps you to develop a happy contributor. Onboarding conveys your organizational brand and values, explains your people and professional culture, aligns institutional expectations and performance and provides the tools for the employee to successfully assimilate into his or her position with a quicker ramp-up to productivity.

Seamlessly transitioning the candidate through the new hire and onboarding experience, then into the performance management process matriculates the new employee and ensures success. BroadView Talent Partners has a track record of integrating both On-Boarding and Retention Solutions via our “Protect Your STARS®” template for both current and prospective clients.

Leadership Succession & Strategic Planning
Whether integrated as a part of a retained search or enmeshed in current or prospective leadership consulting engagements, BroadView Talent Partners helps its clients focus on and pave pathways for leadership succession.

Using our considerable industry knowledge and expertise, in-depth understanding of and observations about client culture, values and strategic objectives, our firm provides value added services including but not limited to facilitation of executive leadership team and senior executive staff strategic planning meetings, retreats and team-building initiatives. These solutions further enhance our ability to “get a client and keep a client…”

  • Assessment
  • Career Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Associations
  • Consulting
  • FinTech
  • Foundations
  • Non-Profit
  • Technology
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

BroadView Talent Partners Seeking New Leader for Communities in Schools

BroadView Talent Partners was recently retained by Communities in Schools in OH to lead in its search a new executive director. Christie Angel, Johanna Vargas, Donna Young, and Elizabeth Keyser are leading the assignment. The executive director will serve as the primary leader and director for Communities In Schools, guiding the organization toward successfully realizing

BroadView Talent Partners Retained by Oweesta Corporation for Multiple Searches

BroadView Talent Partners has been selected by Oweesta Corporation in Longmont, CO, to lead in its searches for a new chief program officer and chief lending officer. Oweesta provides training, technical assistance, investments, research, and policy advocacy to help Native communities develop an integrated range of asset-building products and services, including financial education and financial products.

How Non-Profits Can Identify and Recruit Their Next Great Leader

Thanks to younger generations, interest in and support of mission-aligned organizations is surging. According to the Better Business Bureau, seventy-five percent of millennials believe that a business should have a higher purpose beyond generating capital. For Gen Z, the desire is even greater, according to a recent report from Johanna Vargas, vice president and senior

Building Your Pipeline to the C-Suite

In the fast-paced world of corporate leadership, the journey to the coveted C-suite begins long before talented individuals reach the executive level. A new article from BroadView Talent Partners’ Steven Hatchett is designed to highlight the pivotal role that a well-structured talent pipeline plays in developing strong and diverse leadership. “As we navigate the challenging landscape

Press Releases

RAPID 5 Appoints Luke Messinger CEO

COLUMBUS, OHIO – February 27, 2024 – RAPID 5 announced today the appointment of Luke Messinger as CEO of the nonprofit organization. Messinger joins RAPID 5 following a successful 24 years serving as Executive Director of The Dawes Arboretum. RAPID 5 is a vision to redefine Central Ohio’s quality of life by transforming how we use

Wallick Communities Hires Derrick Young as Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing Operations

New Albany, OH – Wallick Communities is pleased to welcome Derrick Young as the Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing Operations, effective February 21.  Hailing from Oakland, California, Derrick brings a wealth of leadership experience in the affordable housing and senior living industries, with numerous areas of expertise, including mission-driven mentorship and people leadership, operations

King Arts Complex Honors Demetries Neely

After 25 years of service to the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex, Executive Director and CEO Demetries Neely is ready to pursue new professional opportunities. Neely plans to remain through June 30, the end of the organization’s fiscal year, and help to ensure a smooth transition to her successor. “Leading the

Garrett joins Columbus Urban League Leadership Team as Chief Operating Officer

Fifteen-year veteran executive Kesha Garrett is returning to the Columbus Urban League (CUL) leadership team as Chief Operating Officer overseeing the $27 million organization’s human resources, fiscal and technology functions. “Kesha’s operational expertise will significantly advance our organization as we strive for even greater excellence in connecting investments to outcomes and systematically recruiting, training and

Leadership Columbus Executive Director Shannon Lee to Step Down

COLUMBUS (November 15, 2023) – Leadership Columbus, the leading nonprofit provider of education and training for leaders in Central Ohio, today announced its executive director, Shannon Lee, will step down from the organization effective December 15, 2023. Lee was named executive director of Leadership Columbus in February 2021. Under her guidance, the organization expanded its


What our clients have to say…
Fenice Taylor, Senior Director of Finance Washington State Housing Finance Commission

“It had been over 20 years since my last job interview, so I had a little trepidation when the recruitment process started, and it was my first time working with an executive search firm. Tracy and Johanna were there to support and guide me every step of the way, no matter how busy they were. Their expert guidance and support helped me land with a housing agency I admire.”

Pam Berkowitz, Market Director, Western Region Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)

“I appreciate the professionalism shown by the entire BroadView team. I found them to be responsive, forthright and dedicated to ensuring the hiring process went smoothly.”

Dr. Candis Fields-Johnson, Vice President of Global Talent Management

“Working with Melania and Tracy far exceeded my expectations. The experience was best in class, offering stellar communication, professionalism, and support. It was the best level of engagement I could ask for. They have truly set the bar when it comes to candidate experience, matching the right talent with the right role and organization. Because of their guidance and support, I not only have the role I identified as being well-matched with my career aspirations but also a role with a great organization that I have long admired.”