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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Ken Mintzer
Compassion & Choices
Chief Development Officer

Linda Platt          
Compassion & Choices
National Director of Development

Lowell Raven
Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles

Patricia Speelman
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Division Director of the Suicide Prevention Center


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