For Clients

Lindauer is a premier search and talent firm dedicated to the nonprofit arena. We know what issues to explore and what questions to probe. We understand complex institutions, energizing start-ups, and transformative opportunities.

Lindauer is proud to be one of the world’s leading retained executive search firms focused on nonprofits, ranked on the 2021 Forbes Best Executive Search Firms list and in Hunt Scanlon’s 2020 list of the top 50 executive search firms in the United States. Since its founding more than 20 years ago, Lindauer has grown into a global firm serving education, health, arts, policy, foundation, and charity organizations across the United States and on four continents.

Consultants and team members are known for bringing rigor, candor, integrity, dedication, and a spirit of collaboration and commitment to all search and talent engagements. Long known as fierce advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Lindauer remains a trusted partner, convenor, leader and driver of equity, inclusion and anti-racism across the non-profit sector. Fortunate to partner with the world’s leading institutions, and renowned for historic expertise in fundraising and advancement, the firm today offers a wide range of talent management, leadership and search services.

What Distinguishes Lindauer?

Our Focus: 100% of Lindauer resources are devoted to the nonprofit arena.

An Assigned, Experienced Team: The search team you meet at intake is the team working with candidates and representing you – authentically and thoughtfully – in market.

Our Consultants and Staff: All Lindauer team members have deep professional experience in the nonprofit sector or in nonprofit search.

Driving Results: Lindauer drives both pace and results in competitive hiring markets, working in a systematic approach that factors in unique client needs and expectations.

Our Network: Lindauer’s relationships with leaders and professionals around the world bring outstanding reputation, reach, and organizational expertise to every project.

Reputation: Lindauer is described as a firm with integrity and ethics. We’ve been leaders in nonprofit diversity and inclusion since our founding, and continue this real work every day.

Philosophy: Lindauer brings targeted expertise, proven and proactive approaches, and client focus. We innovate and adapt, and we engage with candor.

A Complete Understanding of Nonprofits: Lindauer understands how mission-driven organizations mature and change, how units and functions intersect, and the nuances of nonprofit culture.

Building Teams: Lindauer brings unique expertise in building and scaling high-performance teams across the nonprofit sector.

The firm understands our vision, mission, and culture as well as the particular needs of the roles. Successfully completing six searches to date, Lindauer actively helped us recruit and hire talented professionals critical to shaping the philanthropic future of the University.
Barbara Miles, Vice President (Advancement), The Australian National University

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