Practice

Nonprofit

August Leadership’s Nonprofit practice is comprised of seasoned search consultants with deep nonprofit experience, who also operate in the for-profit sector, partnering with national and global organizations.

Our team works closely with Boards and Executive Directors to identify and recruit dynamic and passionate leaders for their organizations; change agents with proven ability to adapt, innovate and iterate.

We recognize that identifying the right talent provides our clients with the critical edge necessary to realize their missions effectively and to compete for valuable resources. Through our global reach and depth of experience, August Leadership maintains a broad and diverse network of Board Directors, Executive Directors, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Major Gifts Officers, Chief Development Officers, Program Managers and other key talent employed in charitable organizations, foundations and NGOs around the world.

When it comes to great leaders, we believe that strength in leadership is achieved through diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diverse teams maximize an organization’s social impact, delivering greater value to their stakeholders and beneficiaries. For this reason, every candidate slate from August Leadership is a diverse slate.

What We Do

Our Expertise

August Leadership Executive & Board Level Sector Coverage

  • Foundations
  • Humanitarian organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Global Health
  • Enviro & Wildlife
  • Think Tanks

Practice Team

Nicole Kamaleson

Partner

Focused on mission-driven or for-purpose organizations, Nicole has advised on C-suite talent transitions, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI), board/governance, human capital, and organizational development.

Kristina Kalkman

Partner

Kristina’s consultative approach has proven highly effective at executing strategic talent initiatives and delivering outstanding, diverse talent.

Linda Schaler

Partner

Linda has over 20 years of executive search experience in Advertising, Marketing, Media & Mobility, Digital Transformation, Life Sciences, and Nonprofit.

Mary Macleod

Partner

As a trusted leadership advisor to Boards, Mary chairs the Board & CEO Practice at August Leadership. She focuses on CEO, Board Director and Non-Executive appointments, as well as succession and Board/leadership effectiveness.

Christine Sobhani

Partner

Christine Sobhani brings over 20 years of recruitment experience to August Leadership. She is a leader in the talent acquisition and talent management space with a focus in HR and leadership roles across industries.

Peter Grech

Partner

Peter has over 20 years of experience in an executive search spanning several continents. His expertise includes Insurance, Financial Services, nonprofits, Human Capital, Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, and Risk Management.

Carilyn Quigley 

Partner

Carilyn has started and grown two executive search firms in her search career. These search firms focused in a range of different markets which is the reason that Carilyn now successfully executes senior appointments across a wide range of industries.

Mathew Bates

Partner

Mathew Bates is a partner leading the education, technology, and government sectors for August Leadership.

Susan Waweru 

Partner

Susan has over fifteen years’ experience sourcing the most exceptional candidates across sectors in international development, including public health, life sciences, climate change, environment, advocacy, agriculture research, and development finance.

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