DRG Executive Search Consultants

WELCOME TO DRG

With 30 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.


NEW SEARCHES

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Providence House
Executive Director
(Brooklyn, NY). Providence House is a faith-based, woman-focused agency headquartered in Brooklyn whose mission is to provide shelter and support to homeless, abused and formerly incarcerated women and their children. The board seeks an inspiring, forward thinking, and growth oriented leader who will continue the vision set out by the Sisters of St. Joseph in breaking the cycle of homelessness while emphasizing the core values of community, non-violence, compassion and hospitality that are the underpinning to all Providence House's programs.

Mohawk Valley Health System
Vice President of Development
(Utica, NY). Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) with more than 4,000 employees (FTEs) and an operating budget of $532M has received a $300M NY State Health Care Facility Transformation grant to support the construction of a new $480M health care campus to serve the region, train clinicians, and conduct biomedical research. Reporting to the CEO of MVHS, the VP of Philanthropy will build a culture of philanthropy and lead a comprehensive capital campaign supporting construction of the new hospital.

Yeshiva of Flatbush
Director of Development
(Brooklyn, NY). Yeshivah of Flatbush, the premier modern Orthodox Jewish day school in North America, seeks a proven, dynamic and strategic leader with superior relationship skills and demonstrated success in building capacity and increasing revenue. The Director of Development will support and enhance the existing fundraising efforts and leverage the large community of committed stakeholders to increase funding and engagement.

Make-A-Wish Foundation
Chief Development Officer
(Lake Success, NY). Make-A-Wish Metro NY and Western NY (MAW NY) is seeking a Chief Development Officer to become an integral member of the organization's senior executive leadership, responsible for establishing and implementing all aspects of fundraising activities to support the chapter's growth, budgetary goals and strategic intent. One of the busiest Make-A-Wish chapters, MAW NY has an operating budget of 12M, a staff of over 40 and fulfills over 600 wishes per year for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

New Hope Community
Vice President for Strategic Transformation and Programs
(Loch Sheldrake, NY). New Hope Community is a 35M organization dedicated to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in residentially based settings in Sullivan County, NY. The VP, Strategic Transformation and Programs is a newly created role that will lead continual strategic and programmatic development across the organization; implementing the 2017 strategic plan and ensuring progressive service growth and sound business expansion.

Rockwern Academy
Head of School
(Cincinnati, OH). Rockwern Academy, a prestigious Jewish Day School in Cincinnati, is seeking a Head of School to carry out its mission of providing an outstanding Jewish and general academic education in a warm and nurturing environment. As the school celebrates its 65th anniversary, Rockwern Academy is positioned to build upon and grow its foundation and tradition of excellence.

 

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RECENT DRG PLACEMENTS

DRG is pleased to announce Phil Lussier as the new CEO of Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York. Lussier has extensive experience with strategy and planning as well as managing teams. His 35-year professional career has been primarily in the financial services industry; He previously served as the Principal of Crow Point Partners and as Chairman and CEO of CitiStreet. As a non-profit leader, he has served on the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island board from 2003-2009, and the Make-A-Wish National Board from 2009-2015, including two years as national board chair. This search was conducted by DRG Vice President Sue Waterbury. Read Press Release

DRG recruits Felice Wagner to serve as Executive Director and General Counsel of the Network of Trial Law Firms. Wagner, a former practicing attorney, is an internationally recognized legal industry executive with a proven track record of building new businesses, launching unique products and groundbreaking initiatives, developing high-performing national teams, and driving client relationships and revenue growth. Before joining the Network, she served as Director Of Sales And Business Development at Berger Singerman LLP. She has also served as Chief Business Development Officer of the international legal service provider Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. This search was conducted by DRG Managing Partner David Hinlsey Cheng and Senior Associate Kelsey Blagdon.

DRG ARTICLES ON LEADERSHIP AND RECRUITMENT

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

This month's article is Leadership Transitions: The Importance of Clarifying Goals and Supporting Change  

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