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Lambda Legal Announces National CEO Search

By Lambda Legal

MARCH 28, 2019

 

Today, Lambda Legal announced its search for the organization’s next CEO. McCormack + Kristel, the nation’s first and most experienced LGBTQ retained search firm, in collaboration with WB&B, an executive search firm focused on diversity and inclusion, will assist Lambda Legal’s Board of Directors.

“Lambda Legal’s Board of Directors knows how critical the CEO search is to our community, especially in times like these, so that the organization remains vigilant and a leader in the movement,” said Board Chair Anne Krook.  “One of the most essential elements of this search is a diverse pool of candidates. We will

Brian Bond Named New Executive Director of PFLAG National

JANUARY 17, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, PFLAG National—the nation’s first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their families, and allies—announced that Brian Bond will join the organization as its new Executive Director, effective February 1st.

Board President Kathy Godwin said, “I am thrilled to welcome Brian to the helm of PFLAG National. He has a proven record of success unifying people across communities, building strong alliances and partnerships, and working in challenging environments and moments to effect change. His personal story—as a young gay man raised in rural America—will resonate with so many people, including our supporters

McCormack+Kristel Seeks CFO for Metro Wellness & Community Centers

December 19, 2018 – Executive search firm McCormack+Kristel has been selected by Metro Wellness & Community Centers in Tampa to lead its search for a new chief financial officer. Managing partner Joseph McCormack and partner Michelle Kristel are leading the assignment.

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO directs the finance functions of the organization and is responsible for the fiscal management of all federal, state and city grants, said McCormack+Kristel. The individual in the role will be charged with supervising a finance team inclusive of accounting, billing, bookkeeping and payroll staff. The CFO will oversee an operating budget of more than $21 million.

The ideal candidate will be expected to have non-profit and healthcare experience in a community health center or a federally qualified

Out for Undergrad Announces Dr. Cindi Love New Executive Director

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Out for Undergrad (O4U) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cindi Love as its new Executive Director effective January 2, 2018. McCormack+Kristal conducted the nationwide search for O4U, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to helping high-potential lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) undergraduates achieve success in their careers.

O4U currently offers four undergraduate leadership conferences that serve as a pathway into major US-based corporations: (1) finance/ consulting/ accounting, (2) technology, (3) marketing, and (4) engineering. In 2017, Goldman Sachs, Twitter, PepsiCo and Stanford University were hosts of

McCormack + Kristel Recruits Leaders for Impact Organizations

Media Contact:  O’Bayley Communications – Tim O’Bayley 760/778-3525 • tim@obayley.net or McCormack & Kristel – Joseph McCormack 323/549-9200 • joe@mccormackkristel.com

McCormack + Kristel Recruits Leaders for Impact Organizations
Pioneering Executive Recruitment Firm Specializes in Placing Executives at Key LGBTQ Organizations Nationwide

PALM SPRINGS – October 3, 2017:  Continuing its 24-year record of successful executive placements, McCormack+Kristel recently recruited new chief executives for PFLAG National and New York’s Bailey House, and launched a CEO search for The San Diego LGBT Community Center.

PFLAG National recently appointed Dr. Jaime Grant as their new Executive Director. Founded in 1972, PFLAG has nearly 400 chapters and more than

NEW YORK TIMES: At Work; The Unfolding of Gay Culture

Barbara Presley Noble
Published: June 27, 1993
CHOOSE a media source, any media source. This is what you’ve seen recently: A sea of people, stretching from a stage at the foot of Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument, cheering as a color guard and a group of uniformed gay men and lesbians march in and brace at attention… Read Full Post on NYTimes.com

New McCormack + Kristel Recruiting Partnership: Diversity Recruiter Adds New Nonprofit Expert to its Team

PALM SPRINGS – July 18, 2016: Joe McCormack, a pioneering and nationally recognized diversity recruiter in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors, is announcing the formation of a new business partnership with Michelle Kristel, a former nonprofit executive and associate with the firm since 2013. The new partnership will be known as McCormack + Kristel, LLC, with offices in Palm Springs, CA and New York, NY.

Michelle Kristel is the former executive director of In The Life Media, producers of the acclaimed PBS series, In The Life. Currently, Michelle serves on the board of CenterLink, the national association of LGBT community centers;

Op-ed: What’s Wrong With Executive Recruiters?

The following article by Joe McCormack was featured on Advocate.com on August 22, 2013.  View the original source here.
An executive recruiter argues that education and protections are essential to combating discrimination against transgender people in the hiring process.

I met my first out transgender candidate for a corporate position 13 years ago. We had arranged to meet at a coffee shop north of Los Angeles, and I awaited our rendezvous with some trepidation. At precisely 10 a.m. a very tall and stylishly dressed woman arrived for our meeting. Ms. R, as I will call her, would not have passed easily as