Alan Medders


Alan G. Medders, Ph.D., spent more than 25 years in public and private higher education and brings a wealth of leadership and administrative experience to Higher Education Leadership Search. His higher education career focused on the areas of advancement and foundation administration, including, comprehensive campaign development, strategic planning, planned giving, marketing, communications, social media and fiduciary and asset management.

He was a part of four comprehensive campaigns, leading the development and execution of three all of which secured more than $250 million in private gifts, foundation grants and state and federal grants and allocations.

Dr. Medders’ experience as an academic administrator, as well as serving on and chairing numerous search committees for provosts, vice presidents, deans, faculty, coaches, athletic directors, development and foundation personnel, and academic and division directors, allows him to provide counsel to higher education leaders and search committees throughout the entire search process.

  • Executive Search
  • CEO/President
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government
  • Human Resources