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

Chief Operating Officer

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Division Director, Quality Improvement

Desert AIDS Project
Director of Grants

Los Angeles LGBT Center
Director of Senior Services


Recent Placements

Jack McCurley
Liberty Hill Foundation
Chief Advancement Officer

Lora Tucker
Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Evans
San Francisco AIDS Foundation/Los Angeles LGBT Center
AIDS/LifeCycle Director 

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