Marlene Mlawski

Senior Consultant

As a Senior Consultant at Lindauer, Marlene Mlawski works with organizations to achieve strategic goals by acquiring unique talent. She specializes in identifying executive leadership capacity and change agents for successful transitions. Committed to value, clarity, and diversity, Marlene’s deep dive approach ensures inclusive and effective sourcing per clients’ prerequisites and timelines.

Having begun her career in the financial sector, Marlene transitioned to freelance with Korn Ferry and built a successful consulting practice in partnering with human/social service, IDD, disease research & advocacy, environmental, education, primary healthcare, and Jewish communal organizations as well as with food banks, camps, and foundations. Today, she continues to provide optimal retained search services in vetting C, V, and D-level executives for complex mission-driven startups to large-scale, grantmaking, and chapter organizations with intricate programming. With extensive experience in mapping out organizational requirements, she is a creative guide and a strong client advocate. Marlene develops outreach strategies to connect with the best performers in the field, regionally, nationally, and globally.

A graduate of Brandeis University, Marlene is an avid international traveler who grew up in Europe. In tribute to multi-layered expression, she can talk about search in English, French, German, Hebrew, and Yiddish.