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

San Francisco AIDS Foundation and Los Angeles LGBT Center
AIDS/LifeCycle Ride Director

PEN America
Director of Finance and Administration

Desert Healthcare District
Chief Executive Officer

AIDS United


Recent Placements

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

Ken Mintzer
Compassion & Choices
Chief Development Officer

Linda Platt          
Compassion & Choices
National Director of Development

Lowell Raven
Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles


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