Anne McCarthy

Principal, Executive Search

Anne specializes in recruiting Presidents, CEOs, Executive Directors and other senior executives to mission-driven organizations, cultural institutions and foundations across the country. She has led and co-led searches for the Obama Foundation, Chicago Botanic Garden, Field Foundation, the Fidelity Foundations, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Public Media/WBEZ, the Morton Arboretum, the United Way and the University of Chicago, among others.

Before joining Koya, Anne worked for a retained executive search firm and specialized in assignments for clients in the Insurance and Industrial Manufacturing industries.

Prior to her career in executive search, Anne was with the Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University where she managed executive education programming focused on leadership development, fundraising, innovation, marketing, and strategic planning for senior executives of local, regional and national nonprofit organizations.

Anne is active civically in her hometown of Evanston, Illinois through her work as Junior Board Chair of the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston.

A Chicago native, Anne earned her B.S. in Marketing from the University of Illinois-Chicago.

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