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

Director of Grants
Desert AIDS Project

Chief Administrative/Financial Officer
ACLU of Southern California

Executive Director
Out for Undergrad (O4U)


Recent Placements

Kevin Bolling
Secular Student Alliance
Executive Director

Kiera Pollock
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Director of Senior Services

Jack McCurley
Liberty Hill Foundation
Chief Advancement Officer

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