Cyd F. Kinney


Cyd Kinney serves as partner of DHR’s Detroit office.

Cyd Kinney partners with her clients to achieve successful outcomes. Her approach to search is rooted in an operations and business process Improvement background with a goal to make the search process seamless for her clients as well as candidates.

For more than 16 years Cyd has been a success search consultant with a focus on nonprofit C-suite recruitment.  Nonprofit clients include Detroit Public Television, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Matrix Human Services and Michigan Science Center.

Prior to joining DHR, Cyd served as a managing director at the global executive search firm Boyden International. Before her tenure at Boyden, she was vice president of Business Process Improvement for National TechTeam, a provider of comprehensive, knowledge-based support solutions and a Systems Engineer at IBM.

Cyd holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College. She is active with many of the nonprofit clients she serves.

  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Mgmt. Consulting