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Mission-driven organizations and leaders are working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. They are partnering across sectors to create social impact and elevate innovative solutions that create opportunity and access, advance the arts and education, protect our planet, and build a better world for all. This critical sector requires values-driven leaders who bring a diverse range of perspectives and skills combined with the ability to lead in complex environments with wide ranges of constituents.

Consultants from Koya Partners, Storbeck Search and Diversified Search are the core of Diversified Search Group’s Nonprofit and Social Impact Practice. We draw on our deep and wide network of proven leaders across the nonprofit, public, and private sectors to identify candidates who have the passion and the skills required to help advance the nonprofit and social impact sectors.

The guiding force behind our work is the desire to create value for our clients and social impact through our work. We build capacity by delivering the executive talent nonprofits need to achieve their missions and by forging long-term partnerships that help organizations realize their potential. Our processes reflect deep expertise partnering with complex organizations, engaging varied constituencies, and an understanding of the importance of a rigorous, transparent search process that lays the foundation for a future leader’s success.

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How We Can Help

We partner with global, national, regional, and local clients to fill their most critical and challenging leadership gaps. Our search methodology delivers exceptional candidates who offer the right combination of skill set and culture-add.

If we can be of assistance in helping your organization find its next team member, please reach out to us.

At a Glance

Our work incorporates a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. A deep commitment to these principles is woven into our search processes, resulting in industry-leading results

84%

of placements
are people from
underrepresented communities  

61%

of leaders we placed in 2023 identified as women

70+

experienced consultants with deep networks and functional expertise


News & Insights

The Nonprofit and Social Impact Practice offers regular thought leadership on a range of topics as well as news about our extraordinary placements. View more News & Insights here.

Molly Brennan

Molly Brennan is Global Managing Partner, Nonprofit Practice. As Practice Leader, Brennan works to marshal Diversified Search Group’s deep experience in the nonprofit sector to deliver exceptional results for clients.

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At Diversified Search Group, we are proud of our reputation as an organization thoughtfully committed to inclusive leadership. As data driven and successful leaders, we set expectations that reflect our demonstrated commitment to inclusion in the workplace. We value community and have been intentional in our approach to bring first-rate recruiters together with a variety of experiences, skills, and points of view to build a team committed to elevating exceptional talent pools.   As we move consistently towards our guiding principles through action, Diversified Search Group hosts monthly inclusion conversations acknowledging the enrichment that comes from our diverse lived experiences, encouraging authentic connections, challenging existing biases, and providing a safe space for life changing conversations. We are motivated by the unwavering belief that talent exists in every corner of the globe and we as leaders commit to celebrating diversity as we drive innovation and excellence. 

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