Executive Search

To find leaders that matter for missions that matter, we identify and recruit top talent using the following resources:

  • The latest business disciplines and research tools employed by traditional for-profit executive search firms.
  • Unwavering passion, tenacity and commitment to mission that’s familiar and integral to the non-profit sector.
  • Unbridled creativity to frame our searches in new and unexpected ways.

Most BoardWalk searches are national in scope; most clients, even those serving local missions, request a comprehensive search into multiple geographic markets. We routinely work across the U.S.

Over half of our searches are for CEOs, often for leaders succeeding iconic, long-serving CEOs. We do numerous other C-suite searches (chief development, finance, operations, program and other officers) and searches for a variety of other senior roles in vastly different nonprofit contexts.

Our clients benefit from the diversity of our engagements, and from the real-time, ongoing laboratory of experience they provide.

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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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