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

Executive Vice President, Operations
CAN Community Health

Chief Financial Officer
Metro Wellness & Community

Board of Directors
4CS of Passaic County

Board of Directors


Recent Placements

Winona Dorris
Liberty Hill Foundation
Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Gutierrez
Metro Wellness & Community
Vice President of HIV Programs

Anthony (Tony) Creed
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
Chief Financial Officer

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

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