Elizabeth Humphrey

Managing Principal

Elizabeth specializes in searches for not-for-profits, associations, law firms, and professional services firms. She is recognized by clients and colleagues for her insight and her ability to understand a client’s critical needs, which greatly facilitates the search process. She is performance driven and is able to find candidates with particular qualifications in tough markets.

With expertise in multiple areas, Elizabeth conducts searches for a wide variety of executives and senior level managers for not-for-profit organizations and associations as well as searches for human resource professionals for law firms and professional services firms. Representative placements include: president and chief executive officers for not-for-profits and associations, executive directors for not-for-profits and associations, and vice presidents of human resources for a variety of firms. In addition, she has placed chief human resource officers of global law firms, a regional Human Resource Director for a “Big Four” accounting and consulting firm, and an Executive Director for a national scholarship association. Elizabeth has been recognized for outstanding performance; she has been a member of the President’s Circle for three years, and was the recipient of the President’s Outstanding Contribution to the Company award.

Prior to joining The McCormick Group, she spent five years as a political appointee in the Clinton Administration. She served in the Office of Personnel Management as a Public Policy Specialist and Special Assistant to the Director, worked in The White House in Presidential Personnel, was the Project Manager for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference at the Department of Defense, and served as the Deputy White House Liaison.

Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from George Mason University. She was recently elected to the New Hope Housing Board of Directors. Elizabeth is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Greater Washington, and also served as Co-Chair for the Human Resource Leadership Awards. Elizabeth is originally from Decatur, GA.