Advocacy, Policy
+ Social Enterprise

Professional Changemakers

Lindauer has decades of experience providing retained executive search services for leading U.S. and global nonprofits in the advocacy, policy, and social enterprise arena. This includes environment and conservation; public health and social services; veteran support; elder, youth, and human service; civil rights organizations; foundations; global NGOs; and more. Our extensive expertise includes serving organizations large and small, from distinguished to emerging efforts.

We place leaders and build out teams. Our work has ranged from Presidents, CEOs, and Executive or Regional Directors, program leads, and front-line development and marketing professionals. Lindauer team members have served as executive leaders, senior management, and human resource professionals in a myriad of nonprofit contexts. We intimately understand the relationships that exist between affiliate, chapter, and national offices and the qualities required to achieve outcomes across these contexts.

Our team also recognizes the vital necessity for organizational leaders to represent and be the voice for the communities they serve. Lindauer has been a relentless champion for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in nonprofits since the firm’s founding. Today, our team continues its leadership in the advocacy for equity and anti-racism work with boards, leaders, hiring managers, search peers, a trusted network of industry advisors and consultants, and an extraordinary roster of talented professionals.

Let us help your organization recruit + retain top nonprofit talent

“As an international organization, we knew we needed a strong US-based partner, and that is exactly what we got with Lindauer. The search was conducted with the highest level of professionalism, and their team did a remarkable job getting to know our organization, our culture, and our needs for this position. The complexities and nuances of working across international lines were handled well. ”

– Sarah Pryke, Director of Philanthropy
International Crisis Group

Representative Client List

Advocacy, Policy + Social Enterprise
Practice Team

Maureen Huminik

Vice President and Managing Director

Faith Montgomery

Vice President and Managing Director

Libby Roberts

Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Jill Lasman

Senior Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Terri Rutter

Assistant Vice President

Carmel Napolitano

Vice President

Chandra Montgomery


Megan Abbett

Assistant Vice President

Tensie J. Taylor


Harriet Paulk Hessam

Senior Advisor

Lauren Haines

Consultant + Director, Business Development

Khushboo Rami-Patel


Alexandra Barber


Elsa Gomes Bondlow


Alexus Forte

Associate Consultant

Sonya Hairston

Senior Consultant

Raegan Harvey


Andrew Machado


Josh Maker


Industry News + Resources


Community Foundation Names New President and CEO, Megan Burke to Serve as 5th President

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Boston College Names Andrew Davidson as Senior Vice President for University Advancement

Lindauer was proud to partner with Boston College in the search for its new Senior…

University of Maryland Medicine Philanthropy Appoints Heather S. Culp, JD, as new Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

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