About

Koya Partners

Koya Partners is the nation’s premier search firm dedicated to mission-driven organizations.

Koya was founded in 2004 on the guiding principle that the right leader can transform an organization and have a deep and measurable impact on our world. Today Koya has conducted nearly 3,000 executive searches across the US and around the world with a single goal: To advance our clients’ missions by identifying and placing transformational leaders.

In 2019, Koya Partners became a Diversified Search Group company. Both firms were founded by women and have long track records of building diversity and equity internally and through their placements.

We pursue this work with respect, joy, and excellence; and with a staff that is both exceptionally talented and deeply experienced in executive search and the sectors we serve.


Our Expertise

  • Arts & Culture
  • Global
  • Higher Education
  • Social Justice & Advocacy
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Social Impact
  • Women & Girls
  • Foundations & Philanthropy
  • Social Services
  • Youth Development & Educational Equity

Highly Experienced Experts

Our team is our key differentiator. Collectively we bring extraordinary professional and lived experience that enables the development of exceptional candidate pools and the delivery of best-in-class service to our clients.

Join our Talent Network

At Koya Partners, a Diversified Search Group company, we believe that the right person in the right place can change the world. We invite you to start the process of finding your right place by taking 5-10 minutes to complete a Talent Profile to help us learn more about you so we can match you with future opportunities. We welcome you to the Diversified Search Group network!

You have two options for your Talent Profile:

  • Basic Profile:

Collects basic information about you, including your location, your preferred contact information, optional demographic information, and how you want to communicate with Koya.

  • Enhanced Profile:

Collects all of the basics plus more detail on your background, experience, and what you’re seeking in your next opportunity.

Create your talent profile to get matched with leadership opportunities.

Partner With Us

Our experts are ready to work with you on your next search. Please click the button below to use the contact form or call 866.282.0955 to inquire about partnering with us on your upcoming executive search. The appropriate consultant will respond as soon as possible.

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