About Us

Lindauer is honored to be one of the world’s leading retained executive search firms focused on nonprofits. Recognized in Hunt Scanlon’s 2021 HR/Recruiting Diversity Power 65 and Nonprofit Recruiting Top 60 lists, and 2020 Top 50 Executive Recruiting Firms and Top 40 Higher Education Search Firms lists, the team is known for its client focus and partnership.

Since its founding more than 20 years ago, Lindauer has grown into a global firm serving Higher and K-12 education, health and academic medicine, arts and culture, as well as social service, social justice, association, foundation, and a range of other mission-driven organizations across the United States and on four continents.

Lindauer understands complex systems, renowned institutions, energizing start-ups, and transformative opportunities. Consultants and team members are known for bringing rigor, candor, integrity, dedication, and a spirit of collaboration and innovation to all search and talent engagements. Long known as fierce advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Lindauer remains a trusted partner, convenor, leader and driver of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism across the nonprofit sector.

Fortunate to partner with the world’s leading institutions, and renowned for historic expertise in fundraising and advancement, the firm today offers a wide range of talent management, leadership, and search services.

For more information or to set up an exploratory conversation with nonprofit industry leaders at Lindauer, please visit www.LindauerGlobal.com.

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Solutions And Expertise

Fortunate to partner with the world’s leading institutions, and renowned for historic expertise in fundraising and advancement, the firm today offers a wide range of talent management, leadership, and search services.

Solutions
  • Career Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Academic Med
  • Advocacy
  • Associations
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consulting
  • Cultural Arts
  • Education
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • Healthcare Services
  • K-12
  • Non-Profit
  • Social Service
Functions
  • Advancement
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President/Executive Director
  • Communications/PR
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Fundraising
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Lindauer Seeks New CEO for Solar One

Lindauer has been retained by Solar One to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. CEO Deb Taft is leading the search along with senior consultant Terri Rutter. Solar One’s mission is to advance energy justice through the design and delivery of innovative education, training and technical assistance that foster sustainability and resilience in

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence Selects Lindauer for CDO Search 

Lindauer has been called in by The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) to lead the search for its inaugural chief development officer.  Leading the assignment is senior consultant Terri Rutter. “AI2 has just recently diverged from its parent, Vulcan Inc., to become an independent 501(c)(3) organization,” said Lindauer. “The first AI2 CDO will build and

Lindauer Recruits EVP of Racial Equity and Social Justice for Fenway Health

Lindauer has placed  Mark Brimhall-Vargas as executive vice president of racial equity and social justice for Fenway Health. Faith Eutsay led the assignment. “Mark has the perfect combination of professional background, knowledge and lived experience to shape this inaugural role into a force for change at Fenway Health,” said Ellen LaPointe, chief executive officer of Fenway

Lindauer Retained by the United States Marshals Museum

Lindauer has been called in by the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, AR, to lead its search for a foundation president and chief development officer. The assignment is being spearheaded by Libby Roberts, senior vice president, and senior consultant Megan Abbett. “The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional who thrives when faced