About Us

Koya Leadership Partners was founded in 2004 on a single belief: The right person in the right place can change the world. That belief has evolved into a guiding philosophy for the entire firm. We are deeply committed to the idea that the right leader — with the right support and resources — can transform an organization and have a deep and measurable impact on our world.

Over the last decade Koya has conducted hundreds of executive searches across the United States and around the world. Our team has grown, our methodology has sharpened, and the range of services we offer has diversified. But we have never strayed from our mission: To help nonprofit organizations achieve their missions by providing customized, strategic, and innovative support and services for acquiring and retaining exceptional talent.

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Koya Leadership Partners was founded in 2004 on a single belief: The right person in the right place can change the world. That belief has evolved into a guiding philosophy for the entire firm. We are deeply committed to the idea that the right leader—with the right support and resources—can transform an organization and have a deep and measurable impact on our world.

Over the last 14 years, Koya has conducted hundreds of executive searches across the United States and around the world. Our team has grown, our methodology has sharpened, and the range of services we offer has diversified. But we have never strayed from our mission: To help our clients achieve their missions by providing customized, strategic and innovative support and services for acquiring and retaining exceptional talent.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • All Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Outplacement
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • General Management
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Koya Leadership Partners Expands Art and Culture Search Offering

Non-profit search specialist Koya Leadership Partners has expanded with the addition of Naree W.S. Viner as a managing director. Based in the New York City area, she will work with museum clients and beyond, helping expand Koya’s art and culture portfolio. Ms. Viner is well-known and highly respected for her work in the specialized museum search space. She also has

Koya Leadership Partners Acquires Social Impact Rival
Koya Leadership Partners Acquires Social Impact Rival

Acquisitions continue to make big news in the executive search industry. The latest: Non-profit search specialist Koya Leadership Partners has acquired Commongood Careers, which specializes in recruiting leaders nationwide for organizations committed to social impact. The acquisition also enables Koya to partner with talent across the career lifespan. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. Commongood Careers, headquartered in

Koya Leadership Partners Places CEO at New Bedford Whaling Museum
Amanda McMullen CEO New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum, the familiar name for the 115-year-old Old Dartmouth Historical Society, has named Amanda D. McMullen as its new president and CEO. Anne McCarthy and Erin Reedy of non-profit specialists Koya Leadership Partners led the assignment. Ms. McMullen assumes her new role on May 7. “With a strong record of leadership and accomplishments, Amanda

Koya Leadership Partners Heads CEO Search for New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum, the familiar name for the 115-year-old Old Dartmouth Historical Society, has enlisted non-profit specialists Anne McCarthy and Erin Reedy of Koya Leadership Partners to find its next president and CEO. Koya described the assignment as an opportunity to help steer a vibrant and healthy organization into the future. The new CEO

Press Releases

Koya Leadership Partners Wins Best Staffing Firms to Work For Award

NEWBURYPORT, MA, March 1, 2016 — “Finding out that Koya was named one of the best staffing firms to work for was a wonderful moment for me personally and professionally. This award helps validate one of my core beliefs: Committed, engaged leaders and teams can create a workplace that encourages innovation and inspires employees to do their

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Examining Diversity and Equity in Nonprofit Boards of Directors
Koya’s report, The Governance Gap: Examining Diversity and Equity in Nonprofit Boards of Directors, examines how and why this gap persists, with the aim of giving leaders actionable strategies for increasing board diversity.