Wendy Lazar brings over a decade of experience in executive search and recruiting across many sectors and multiple professional functions, as well as professional expertise in human resources, employee relations and organization development. She has led, managed and executed 66 searches for a broad range of national organizations. A talented builder of teams, Wendy has since 2014 placed multiple professionals for Lindauer at University of Illinois,Bentley University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, The George Washington University and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Across the nonprofit sector, Wendy has placed senior level individuals for Lindauer at such renowned research universities as Arizona State University, The George Washington University and Tulane University. She has worked with liberal arts colleges including Boston College, Yale University, and Illinois Wesleyan University, and in unique educational institutions such as American Technion, American Friends of The Hebrew Jewish University, and Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her academic medical clients have included, University of Texas-Austin, Boston Medical Center,Children’s Hospital Foundation, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and her national nonprofits have encompassedThe Achievement Network, MSPCA-Angell, the New England Historical Genealogical Society, the Boston Public Schools and the regional Greater Twin Cities United Way.
Wendy joined Lindauer after starting her career working at Smith Bucklin, a leading Association Management company, as well as serving as the Manager of Human Capital at Mission Measurement, a consulting firm that worked with leading funders, educational organizations and nonprofit organizations on measurement and program strategy. In that role Wendy was responsible for growing the company, specifically finding data scientists and management consultants that were adept at developing data driven solutions in the social sector.
In addition to search work Wendy also leads Lindauer’s internal data and research team. Wendy holds a B.A. in Human Services from George Washington University and a Master of Science in Human Resources from the Graduate School of Business, Loyola University.