Khushboo Rami-Patel


Consultant Khushboo Rami-Patel brings to Lindauer and our clients over 10 years of experience. Her expertise as an advancement professional, including in research, donor cultivation, stewardship, strategic planning, events, and client relations, positions her to support critical search and talent needs among the firm’s broad range of clients. As a Consultant at Lindauer, Khushboo relies on her development experience to guide her in fulfilling client needs and is driven by an ambition to match organizational mission with individual talent. Khushboo’s clients have spanned all parts of the non-for-profit sector including higher education, healthcare, arts and culture, and mission-based organizations.

Khushboo began her career at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a public policy, research, and advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. Her early years were spent training and managing volunteers, staffing political events, and producing and managing a notable conference and fundraiser set her up for the transition into development and advancement. From CAP, Khushboo moved to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Chicago to implement an inaugural cultivation and stewardship strategy for current and prospective major donors and managed relationships with executives at many of the city’s most prominent corporations. Her success in fast-paced environments led her to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago where she managed a portfolio of annual and project-based donors and implemented individualized multi-year strategic fundraising plans for the Board of Trustees and other dedicated patrons of the museum, raising record breaking funds for general operating support and museum exhibitions and education programs. Khushboo made the career transition to executive search at Lindauer in 2019.

Khushboo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from the University of Michigan.