For more than 20 years, Spencer Stuart's Education, Nonprofit & Government Practice has helped the world’s preeminent nonprofit organizations build superior leadership teams and boards to meet the growing demands of the nonprofit world. We maintain a far-reaching network of relationships across private, public and nonprofit organizations, giving us broad insight into leadership talent across multiple sectors.

  • Our consultants have an average 22 years of senior-level nonprofit and industry experience, and have worked with the world’s most respected organizations.
  • Over the past five years alone, our Education, Nonprofit & Government Practice has conducted more than 800 searches, most of them for chief executive officers, chairmen and presidents.
  • We have access to both traditional and nontraditional candidates, and our reputation for excellence allows us to bring the most sought-after talent to the table.

Today's nonprofit leaders must build world-class teams, deliver excellence, successfully compete for capital and develop powerful mission-based brands to succeed. Our clients value the transformational power of exceptional leaders and understand that acquiring those leaders takes deep market knowledge, customized consultation and a rigorous approach. We form robust partnerships with clients to seek long-term solutions, not quick fixes, and develop lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

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