A World Made Better by Differences


McCormack+Kristel is a national provider of executive search consulting services for nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. Established in 1993, as McCormack & Associates, by veteran search consultant Joseph A. McCormack, the firm was among the first national search practices to specialize in diversity recruiting.

In 2013, Michelle Kristel joined the firm following a career in nonprofit leadership. The McCormack+Kristel partnership offers clients the complementary benefits of Joe’s seasoned recruiting expertise and Michelle’s nonprofit executive experience. 

With offices in California and New York, the firm serves a broad spectrum of public health, human services, advocacy and social justice organizations.

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Current Searches

Secular Student Alliance
Executive Director

Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles LGBT Center
Director of Senior Services

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Senior Vice President for Medical Services


Recent Placements

Robert Soule
Desert AIDS Project
Director of Institutional Giving

Vanessa Lovelace
Weingart Foundation
Program Officer

Kim Fountain
Center on Halsted
Chief Operating Officer

Anne Matining
Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles
Senior Director, Health Center Operations


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