DRG Executive Search Consultants


With over 28 years of experience, DRG has established a national reputation as a firm that specializes in recruiting for the nonprofit sector. We have worked throughout the United States conducting searches with nonprofit organizations from a wide variety of fields.

We are a firm committed to recruiting executives who possess the experience and leadership qualities necessary to help nonprofit organizations manage change and achieve their goals. We believe that with creative professional leadership, organizations will succeed in building the resources and services that can have a positive impact in communities around the world.

We selected our niche in the nonprofit sector because we believe that without excellence in professional leadership, nonprofit organizations could not succeed in delivering important services. We want to make a difference in this area by striving to be leaders who are knowledgeable about nonprofit leadership. We want to help clients develop new ways of thinking about each hiring challenge and guide them through informative successful recruitment efforts.



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Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Major Gifts Officer
(NY, NY). ADDF is a public charity established by the Lauder family with a mission to rapidly accelerate the discovery of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. To date, the organization has granted more than $70 million to support drug discovery programs. ADDF is looking for a major gifts officer to solicit and cultivate high net-worth individuals in order to expand their national reach and increase private funding.

Bermuda Wellness Foundation
Executive Director
(NY, NY). The Bermuda Wellness Foundation is an American organization founded to build understanding and support initiatives that create and sustain a world-class standard of healthcare in Bermuda. They are seeking a talented, self-motivated, experienced fundraising Executive Director to build, implement and coordinate an ongoing multimillion dollar fundraising program, primarily in the United States for programs in Bermuda..

Brooklyn College Foundation
Philanthropy Advisor/Major Gifts
(Brooklyn, NY). Exciting role in higher education fundraising; raise funds for a wide range of programs including exciting new projects in the arts, sciences, and culture. In 2014, The Washington Monthly ranked Brooklyn College #1 in the nation as a "Best Bang for the Buck" College.

Brooklyn Law School
Director of Development
(Brooklyn, NY). Top development and external affairs role at leading independent Law School. Be part of the Dean's senior leadership team and manage a team of nine to raise $8 million to $10 million annually.

Hebrew Free Loan Society
Executive Director
(New York, NY). Over the past 120 years, HFLS has provided more than $260 million in loans to nearly 875,000 borrowers. Today, HFLS helps families who are barely getting by financially, assists immigrants train in a new profession, supports economically vulnerable entrepreneurs start or expand a business, aides students and prospective students needing education, and helps parents of disabled children access expensive special-education services.

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Senior Director of Deveopment
(NY, NY). The Senior Director of Development is a newly created position within LRF responsible for all national philanthropy for this organization which is the nation's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to lymphoma research patient education. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $51 million to biomedical research.

ShelterBox USA
Chief Executive Officer
(American HQ based in Florida but CEO can be based in any major American city). ShelterBox USA is the American affiliate of ShelterBox International, a global disaster relief charity delivering emergency shelter, warmth, and dignity to people affected by disaster worldwide. They seek a CEO who will spend the majority of their time designing a comprehensive fundraising strategy and travelling nationally to work with board and other volunteers solicit major gifts.

Teaching Channel
Director of Development
(Position can be virtual or in Oakland, CA). Work with an innovative and forward thinking nonprofit to help improve Pre-K-12 education. Will work directly with the CEO to raise $10 million annually. Manage an Assistant Director of Development and a part time grant writer.

Urban Pathways
Two Positions - COO and Director of Development
(NY, NY). Founded in 1975, Urban Pathways is community-based human services agency pioneering the use of basic and therapeutic serves to respond to the problem of the homeless. Over the past 40 years, Urban Pathways has successfully served over 560 clients, served over 68,000 meals and placed approximately 150 individuals in permanent or transitional housing facilities.


Every month, DRG reviews best thinking and practices in professional staff recruitment and development in the nonprofit sector.

This month's article is The New Wild West - Staffing Nonprofits in the Age of Social Media. In our search work, board members and CEOs frequently tell us of their organization's communication needs.  At stake is visibility and relevance - ensuring that in a crowded marketplace of 140 characters, Likes, and Links, your organization isn't lost in the fog. As your organization builds a communications platform, here are skills you need to look for in your team members.

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Because we receive so many inquiries about how we work with organziations, we recently created a downloadable brochure.  In the future, this brochure will be on our "DRG At A Glance" page.  View DRG Brochure


Congratulations to the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment of San Franscisco on the appointment of Danny Grossman as their new CEO.  Danny is currrently the CEO of SLOW Food For Fast Lives, and was previously CEO and founder of Wild Planet Entertainment.

Habitat for Humanity Coastal Fairfield County (Bridgeport, CT) has appointed Stuart Adelberg as their new CEO.  Stuart will be stepping down from the Greenwich United Way where he has been serving for over two decades as their CEO  Read Press Release.

Little Flower Community Services (New York, NY) has appointed Corrnie Hammons as Executive Director.  She had been most recently serving as Executive Vice President of  Community Development Corporation of Long Island.

Queens Community House (Forrest Hills, NY) has appointed Benjamin Thomases as Executive Director.  Previously, Mr. Thomases had served as Executive Vice President for Programs for Seedco.

Connecticut Food Bank (East Haven, CT) has appointed Robert Levine as their CEO. Mr. Levine had been serving as the South Florida Regional CEO for the American Red Cross.

American Youth Soccer Organization - AYSO - (Torrance, CA)has appointed Ian McMahon as their National Executive Director. A former professional footballer with Manchester and other clubs in England, Mr, Mahon had been serving as CEO of the Hong Kong Sevens/Hong Kong Football and Rugby Union. Read Press Release.

DRG: The Exposé

As part of DRG's 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2012, we created this video as a humorous perspective on our work.