Sue Waterbury

Partner, Executive Search

Sue Waterbury serves as a Partner at McDermott + Bull in the New York office, where she leads East Coast business development, and executive search for the nonprofit sector nationally. Committed to value, transparency, and diversity, her collaborative approach ensures a thorough and successful search process.

Sue has an impressive record of success in executive search, working with organizations to recruit leaders to bring about change, growth, and impact. She is a true partner to her clients developing intricate strategies around organizational design, recruitment, and onboarding. From large complex national and global organizations to small privately funded foundations and start-up nonprofits, she has partnered with human services, medical research + advocacy, environmental, education, and primary healthcare organizations and foundations. This is highlighted through her partnerships with multiple organizations, including Girl Scouts of Greater New York, National Audubon Society, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, Make-A-Wish Metro and Western New York and BronxWorks.

Prior to her career in search, Sue spent two decades in senior sales positions working in emerging markets as a Vice President for Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs.

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