Development Guild DDI

OVERVIEW

Through executive search, planning and fundraising, Development Guild DDI partners with nonprofit leaders to drive their mission forward with fresh perspective and high impact solutions. With offices in Boston and New York and working with clients nationwide, we partner with leaders in academic medicine, higher education, arts and culture, human service, environment, social enterprise, and other nonprofits in delivering on their most important goals.

Achieving bold impact requires trusted advisors who bring strategic insight, relevant experience, critical thinking, rigorous discipline, and high standards of integrity to their professional practice. These are the traits that drive Development Guild DDI’s executive search engagements.  With a 40-year track record, deep roots in strategic planning and leadership development, and sector knowledge spanning the nonprofit landscape, we provide clients with a lens – and a compass – for negotiating the terrain between where they are and where they are going. Whether your search involves a CEO, CFO, vice president of development, or director of communications, the end result is a powerful connection between an extraordinary organization and an exceptional leader, who achieves a lasting, positive impact.

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Development Guild DDI Places Major Gifts Officer at the Pine Street Inn

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Development Guild DDI Seeking Development Officer for Farnsworth Art Museum

For non-profit organizations, these are 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 organizations must overcome to stay afloat each year. So it is that roles like the chief development officer become all the more critical. Museums

Development Guild DDI Seeks Major Gift Officers for Three Diverse Charities

For not-for-profit organizations, these are 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 organizations must overcome to stay afloat each year. So it is that roles like the major gift officer become all the more critical. Simply

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Heather Stacchi joins Lawrence Academy as Executive Director of Development

GROTON, MA, December 7, 2017 – Lawrence Academy is pleased to welcome Heather Stacchi as its new Executive Director of Development (EDOD). She has most recently served as Executive Director of Advancement at St. Mark’s School. Prior to her time a St. Mark’s, Heather worked at Merrimack College as the Assistant Vice President, Leadership Giving, Boston College as

Justin Marquart joins SightLife as Vice President of Philanthropy & Business Development

SEATTLE, WA, November 20, 2017 – Headquartered in Seattle, SightLife is the only non-profit global health organization working relentlessly to eliminate corneal blindness in the U.S. and around the world by 2040. SightLife is helping eye banks worldwide build tissue capacity to meet local needs and providing surgeons in the U.S. with the highest quality transplant tissue.

Robin Elkins Named Vice President of Development New England Aquarium

BOSTON, MA, September 10, 2017 – The New England Aquarium (“the Aquarium”) welcomes Robin Elkins as the new Vice President for Development. Robin comes to the Aquarium from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she began her development career after many years in the private sector. Over her almost 7 years at MIT, Robin has held progressive

Development Guild DDI Named to Forbes “America’s Best Executive Search Firms 2017” List

NEW YORK, NY, June 5, 2017 – Development Guild DDI has been named to Forbes inaugural “America’s Best Executive Search Firms 2017“. The ranking is based on the results from a rigorous independent peer review survey of more than 4,000 executive recruiters, candidates who have worked with recruiters, and human resource managers. Forbes worked with the analytics firm Statista to compile