Our Firm

Screen Shot 2015-12-04 at 11.48.11A retained executive search firm, steeped in nonprofit and philanthropy sector expertise. Building mind share with clients and respectful, responsive interaction with candidates. The unique opportunities and challenges inherent in each search engagement are calibrated to result in a thoughtful assessment of candidate and culture, leader and position. Helping clients make well-informed, contextual decisions for the future of their organizations.
We are mission-driven individuals; we are executive search consultants. We are active volunteers in the worlds of philanthropy and nonprofits. We serve on Boards of directors; we are philanthropists. We have peer insights into and understanding of the challenges and issues that face Search Committees, Boards of Directors, and executive staff. We have the emotional intelligence to understand and internalize your mission and the clients you serve.

Real Leadership and Real Community
We are a retained executive search firm. Our business is dedicated to the philanthropy and nonprofit sectors. Our partners and professionals are long-time nonprofit executives and board-level volunteers with more than 70 years of combined experience in the nonprofit and philanthropy worlds. We have offices in San Francisco and New York City. We are national – in our scope of work, our clients’ reach, and our talent pool.

Sally Carlson, Managing Partner
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For Clients:

Carlson Beck brings you strategic thought and partnership, partner-led experience, a limited search load, very limited conflicts and a deep commitment to our clients’ missions. Continue reading »