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 Inclusive Health

Executive Director
ACLU of Missouri

Chief Program Officer
LGBT Life Center

Chief Executive Officer
Lambda Legal

Senior Director, Oceans Division
Natural Resources Defense Council


Recent Placements

Brian Bond
Executive Director

Heidi Marston
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
Chief Programs Officer

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