Executive Search Firm for Nonprofits

We recruit great nonprofit executives. The Moran Company, LLC, specializes in nationwide searches for fundraising staff and Executive Directors.  These positions include Executive Director, President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Development Officer (CDO), Vice President of Philanthropy, Vice President of Development, Foundation President, Director of Development, Planned Giving Officer and Major Gift Officer.

And that’s all we do.  Let us put our expertise to work for you.  Contact us for a free initial consultation about your needs.  We can help you find outstanding nonprofit leaders.  We guarantee it.



For Nonprofit Organizations

Our customized search process helps you find the best and strongest candidates, even if they’re not actively looking. We conduct nonprofit executive searches nationwide, specializing in recruiting these nonprofit leadership positions:

  • Senior Fundraising Staff/Directors of Development 
  • Executive Directors/Nonprofit Presidents/CEOs
  • Hospital Fundraising Foundation Directors
  • Planned Gift Fundraising Staff

Our Search Process...

Our Strength in Your Sector
Our consultants are known for their in-depth knowledge of nonprofit organizations and their hands-on experience in specific sectors. We have actually served as successful executive directors and senior fundraisers. We move easily in these circles and can recruit the best candidates while assessing their true skill sets. Our nonprofit executive recruiters have decades of experience with organizations dedicated to the following:
  • Mental/Behavioral Health
  • Healthcare Fundraising
  • Associations/Professional Societies
  • Additional Sectors

Areas of Expertise...

Nonprofit Executive Searches
Our national network enables us to serve organizations from coast to coast, including:
  • Children’s agencies
  • Adolescent care/residential treatment
  • Mental health organizations
  • Hospital fundraising foundations
  • Behavior health organizations
  • Agencies serving developmentally disabled
  • Associations
  • Disease-related organizations
  • Catholic organizations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Animal welfare agencies

Current Searches...

From the Blog

Replacing the Founder – Challenges and Opportunities for Nonprofits

By Bill Moran President The Moran Company “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” It is not easy to begin a nonprofit organization. A strong mission is critical but not enough to achieve sustainability. Most fail. Nonprofits that make it often have a “Founder.” A Founder has the passion, drive and ability to attract both volunteer and … Continue reading Replacing the Founder – Challenges and Opportunities for Nonprofits

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Recruiting Nonprofit CEO/Executive Directors – Maintaining Confidentiality

By Don Harkins Senior Search Consultant The Moran Company “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” Any change in senior leadership can be unsettling for a nonprofit. Confidentiality is key when it comes to recruiting and hiring a new CEO/Executive Director, and yet transparency on how the process will proceed can help counteract the tendency for such … Continue reading Recruiting Nonprofit CEO/Executive Directors – Maintaining Confidentiality

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Best Practices for Nonprofit Leadership Transition in the New Year

By Don Harkins Senior Search Consultant The Moran Company “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” In the lifeblood of every nonprofit, a key component of successful operations is having a strong framework in place to guide and support the organization in the event the organization might go through an unexpected leadership change in the next year. … Continue reading Best Practices for Nonprofit Leadership Transition in the New Year

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