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

Vice President of HIV Programs
Metro Wellness & Community

Chief Financial Officer
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Chief Program Officer
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Chief Operating Officer
Alliance for Safety & Justice


Recent Placements

Caroline (Cara) Dessert
The San Diego LGBT Community Center
Chief Executive Officer

Manny Diaz
The Claremont Colleges
Director of Queer Resource Center

Cindi Love
Out for Undergrad (O4U)
Executive Director

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