About Us

Lindauer is proud to be one of the world’s leading retained executive search firms focused on nonprofits, ranked on the 2021 Forbes Best Executive Search Firms list and placed on Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Executive Search Firms, HR/Recruiting Diversity Power 65, Top 60 Nonprofit Recruiters, and Top 40 Higher Education Firms lists.

Since its founding 25 years ago, Lindauer has grown into a global firm serving education, health, arts, policy, foundation, and charity organizations throughout the United States and across 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, inclusion, and belonging, Lindauer remains a trusted partner, convenor, leader, and driver of equity 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.

  • Career Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Academic Med
  • Advocacy
  • Associations
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consulting
  • Cultural Arts
  • Education
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • Healthcare Services
  • K-12
  • Non-Profit
  • Social Service
  • 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 Recruits CEO for the United States Marshals Museum

Lindauer recently assisted in the recruitment of Ben Johnson as the new president and CEO of the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, AR. The assignment was spearheaded by Libby Roberts, senior vice president, and Megan Abbett, senior consultant. “In conducting a national search, we were looking for a new CEO with a proven

Lindauer Assists University of Washington in Recruitment of VP of Development

Boston-based Lindauer has assisted in the recruitment of Tamara Michel Josserand as vice president of development, university advancement for the University of Washington (UW). She succeeds Dan Peterson, who is retiring. Jill Lasman, senior executive vice president, and Tensie J. Taylor, consultant, led the assignment. “I’m so pleased to welcome Tamara to the University of Washington. She is

Lindauer Seeks Chief Philanthropy Officer for IHME

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), based at the University of Washington in Seattle, has retained Lindauer to assist in its search for a chief philanthropy officer. The assignment is being led by Terri Rutter, assistant vice president, and Diane Felicio, senior consultant. “IHME has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, accomplished, and passionate advancement

Lindauer Assists Fenway Health in the Recruitment of Chief People Officer 

Lindauer has helped to place Shari Stier as the new chief people officer for Fenway Health, a Boston-based healthcare, research and advocacy organization that serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. She will assume the role on April 4. Faith Eutsay led the assignment for the search firm. Ms. Stier brings over 20 years of experience,

Press Releases

Lindauer Places President and CEO at the Pacifica Graduate Institute

Lindauer was proud to partner with the Pacifica Graduate Institute in its search for its new President and CEO. Congratulations to Dr. Leonie Mattison on her appointment, effective October 3, 2022. Dr. Mattison is a seasoned organizational development professional with over 20 years of experience in transformational leadership. Her contributions have helped strengthen national public

Solar One Announces Stephen Levin as Chief Executive Officer

(Jan. 2022) Lindauer was honored to partner with Solar One in its search for a Chief Executive Officer. Stephen Levin joins Solar One as CEO after 12 years as a member of the New York City Council for District 33. As an award-winning New York City nonprofit, Solar One is dedicated to sustainability and resilience