Transformative leaders who inspire and bring passion and purpose for a mission are all chief contenders for top jobs today in any industry. But they are particularly sought after in the higher education and nonprofit arena. This latest ‘Top 50’ ranking of specialist search firms dedicated to these two hot sectors is presented by Hunt Scanlon for the first time ever. Hunt Scanlon’s team of editors and analysts selected these best-in-class recruiters who we deemed the most prominent trailblazers in 2017.