Testimonials

“If you are looking for a search firm, I recommend BoardWalk Consulting. I have worked with probably 20 search companies, and BoardWalk was by far the smartest, most conscientious, efficient and responsibly priced outfit I have experienced.” Doug Nelson, Chair, CDC Foundation CEO Search and retired CEO, Annie E. Casey Foundation

“Without BoardWalk Consulting leading our executive search, the outcome would not have been as good. I truly appreciate the work and heart you brought to the effort.” Robert Holmes, Chair, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute CEO Search

“The wisdom of our selection of BoardWalk Consulting to lead our CEO search was confirmed at every step of the process. If you engage BoardWalk, I have every confidence that you will have a superior search process, and you will be thankful you did.” Kevin A. Ross, Esq., Chair, Public Broadcasting Atlanta Search Committee

“Thank you for all that BoardWalk has done to make this search process seamless and, most importantly, very effective. We have very strong leadership.” Kevin Salwen, Search Committee Member, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity CEO Search

“ADL needed a partner who could help us work through the extensive planning, research and facilitation of process needed to find our next great leader. From day one, BoardWalk exceeded our expectations. BoardWalk facilitated a process that resulted in a unanimous vote for a next-generation leader.” Barry Curtiss-Lusher, ADL National Chair

"BoardWalk Consulting is great to work with. I have worked with Boardwalk on several searches and have always been impressed. I have found them to be thorough, professional, responsive to our needs and very well organized. I will continue to highly recommend them." Phil Jacobs, Teach for America Search Committee and Board Member

"BoardWalk was interested in – and good at – understanding the strategy of our organization and the culture in which the executive would have to fit. They did a terrific job." Marcia Bullard, Chair, America Charities and CEO of USA Weekend (former)

"BoardWalk provided a high quality experience." Handy Lindsey, Executive Director, Cameron Foundation (former)

"BoardWalk helped us identify talented leadership who would help drive the work of this organization. That is something that I greatly treasure. " Milton Little, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Atlanta

"Boardwalk Consulting took control of our search. I felt I was in the hands of an experienced expert." Sandra Stark, National Site Director, Year Up

"BoardWalk’s process, customer service and results are differentiating. Together, we have recruited leaders who can take Heifer’s superb development model to scale, to help more people out of poverty and hunger." Pierre Ferrari, CEO, Heifer International

"…thank you for the excellent job you and your team did on the CEO search for MedShare. It is a daunting task to find a successor to a founder and yet you approached it with confidence and professionalism." Joanne Bauer, MedShare CEO search committee chair

"BoardWalk has been terrific partners in helping us find great leaders to make our work for children happen." Carolyn Miles, CEO Save the Children

"BoardWalk's process works, their service is stellar and results are guaranteed. They really understand nonprofit needs." Renee Acosta, President & CEO, Global Impact (retired)

"It was an absolute pleasure to work with the BoardWalk team. They did a fantastic job guiding us through the search process." Clara Axam, Chair of the CEO Search Committee, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

"It's clear to all of us why BoardWalk Consulting is such a busy place: Expertise, talent, discipline and caring. You and your team are exemplary." Debra Jacobs, CEO Search Committee Chair, Southeastern Council of Foundations

"Thank you, thank you, thank you! Because of you, we know more about ourselves, our strategy and our possibilities as an organization." Richard “Dick” Will, CEO Search Committee Chair, The American Chestnut Foundation

"BoardWalk was a wonderful resource for us. They were consistently sensitive to our culture, supportive of our aspirations and creative in their approach." Ned Powell, CEO of the USO (retired)

"On behalf of our partners and supporters in the goal to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness, thank you for your diligent counsel." Jonathan Reckford, CEO, Habitat for Humanity International

"BoardWalk went above and beyond to help us in every way we needed help. I have an excitement and confidence about the future that before I only hoped to have." Ann-Margaret Perkins, Chair, Southeastern Guide Dogs

"I cannot believe how much time your approach saved us!" Peter Williams, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Chief Financial Officer Search Committee Member

"What a pleasure to work with BoardWalk during our search for our new leader! Your reputation is stellar and you were just the best. Many thanks!" Jeff Wansley, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House BOD President

“BoardWalk far exceeded all expectations – they delivered on their promise with excellence.” Ann Cramer, Search Committee Chair, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Search

“BoardWalk made wonderful finds that make our team super strong. I cannot thank them enough. There is no one I trust more than you to find the very best people.” Sandra Raymond, CEO, Lupus Foundation of America

“BoardWalk dove deep to get to know our organization. I would highly recommend Boardwalk and will use them again if the opportunity presents itself.” Kristin Connor, Executive Director, CURE Childhood Cancer

“BoardWalk simply couldn't have had a better process!!” Bert Huffman, placement, Vice President, Georgia Public Broadcasting

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“Thank you for all that BoardWalk has done to make this search process seamless and, most importantly, very effective. We have very strong leadership.”
Kevin Salwen, Search Committee Member, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity CEO Search

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