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Forbes Names Lindauer a Top Executive Search Firm

Best Executive Search Firm - Forbes
Lindauer ranks #16 on Forbes’ 2023 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.

For the third consecutive year, Forbes has named Lindauer to its list of Best Executive Recruiting Firms. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

The 2023 list of top executive search firms was based on input from 36,400 external recruiters and 9,200 HR managers, hiring managers, and job seekers.

The breadth of voices represented in the list reflects the trust Lindauer has earned among an array of nonprofit organizations as well as peers in the executive search field.

“With every search, we draw on our extensive expertise as well as our deep respect and appreciation for the critical work of our nonprofit clients,” says Lindauer CEO Deb Taft. “Working together, we are guided by each organization’s unique set of values as we methodically search for the visionary leader who will advance their mission in creative, innovative, and impactful ways.”

Top Executive Search Firms - Forbes

As a firm, we believe that placing top talent in leadership positions enables our nonprofit clients to continue to serve the communities that depend upon them for critical and uplifting services including healthcare, education, and cultural enrichment. With in-depth knowledge across the nonprofit world and an expansive view of what it takes to succeed in an ever-changing economy, our approach is designed to leverage the breadth and depth of our search team’s experience in a robust working partnership with clients.

Rooted in Lindauer’s search process is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Long known as a fierce advocate for DEIB, Lindauer remains a trusted partner, convenor, leader, and driver of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism across the nonprofit sector.

“It is not enough to express a commitment to recruiting people from diverse lived experiences. Leading organizations are rigorously reevaluating their cultures and taking meaningful action to create environments in which everyone belongs. We are committed to helping leaders look at their own organizations and understand the range of variables that ensure a new hire will be successful and able to create impact.”

Lindauer CEO Deb Taft

Lindauer has been a recruitment partner and trusted advisor to organizations of all sizes and maturities across the arts, education, healthcare, science, advocacy, policy, and charity sectors. Because of our reach, our search team can match candidates with our clients’ unique cultures, values, challenges, and opportunities. Building on this expertise, Lindauer continues to focus on innovation and growth, always seeking ways to improve practices and better serve our clients.

Congratulations to our colleagues who join us on this prestigious list. We extend our thanks and gratitude to those who participated in the polling to name Lindauer one of the best executive search firms of 2023.

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