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 2020 list of the top 50 executive search firms in the United States and Hunt Scanlon’s Top 40 Search firms in Higher Education, 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
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Education
  • K-12
Functions
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Lindauer Tapped by the Jewish Theological Seminary to Find Major Gifts Officer

For not-for-profit organizations, these are particularly challenging days. Declining support from government sources, increased demand for their services and competition for donor dollars are just a few of the issues that charitable groups must overcome to stay afloat each year. With COVID-19, donations are down even further. So it is that roles like the major

Lindauer Expands Higher Education Leadership Practice

Boston-based Lindauer has expanded with the addition of higher education leader and former college president Carolyn J. Stefanco as senior vice president to significantly expand its higher education leadership practice. Ms. Stefanco, who stepped down as president of the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York on June 30, will focus on partnering with colleges

Lindauer Tapped to Find Alumni Relations Director for Seoul Foreign School

Boston-based Lindauer is spearheading the search for a new director of alumni relations for the Seoul Foreign School (SFS) in South Korea, one of the leading international schools in Asia. Heading the assignment is vice president Carmel Napolitano. “The Seoul Foreign School is seeking an adventurous and energetic alumni relations and development professional to join

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Selects Lindauer to Find Chief Development Officer

Executive recruitment firm Lindauer has been selected to find a chief development officer for the renowned Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. The assignment is being spearheaded by Libby Roberts, senior vice president, and Faith Eutsay, senior consultant. “The Gardner is seeking a chief development officer to ensure that the vision of Isabella Stewart Gardner continues to