With a decade of experience in the executive search industry, Marissa has successfully led executive and senior-level leadership recruitments across functions and industries.
At Koya Leadership Partners, Marissa leads a portfolio of executive-level searches. She has deep expertise in development/fundraising and external relations.
Prior to joining Koya, Marissa served as Vice President, Global Research for DHR International, a top five retained search firm. She was responsible for overall coordination and management of DHR International global search execution. She was also a key leader in the development of the education and nonprofit practice with DHR. Deeply committed to client service, Marissa was awarded the Chairman’s Award for Excellence multiple times and was instrumental in the global expansion of the organization in Asia, Europe and South America.
Marissa’s commitment to the mission-driven field was cemented when she worked at Christopher House, a nationally recognized social service organization in Chicago that supports low-income families.