Non-Profits & Associations

Quick Leonard Kieffer's association and nonprofit practice recognizes that these organizations play an important part in our society, embodying its values and ideals and helping to turn passions into action. Associations and non-profits are unique in that they represent a collaboration of diverse stakeholders all working toward a common goal; as a result, firms that recruit leaders for these organizations should likewise demonstrate collaborative and inclusive practices. We are unique among executive search firms, with recruiters who are known for offering a highly personalized approach and the ability to build trusting, long-term partnerships – a team focus that has resulted in repeated successful placements of association and non-profit leaders.

QLK has built a reputation among associations and non-profits across the nation for understanding the unique talent that is required for leaders of these organizations; they must be financially and operationally savvy to achieve membership growth and/or initiate transformation and must be able to navigate constantly changing public policy, but most importantly, these leaders must be able to maintain a focus on the crucial mission of their organization. Always directed by mission and vision, our firm is able to serve as a strategic resource to associations and non-profits, bringing the right talent to the table.

QLK's recruitment of leadership through its association and non-profit executive search practice has encompassed a variety of specialties and executive functions. Most recently, we have worked with organizations such as:

  • American Medical Association
  • Alabama Hospital Association
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Illinois Health and Hospital Association
  • North Carolina Hospital Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

placing executives in chief executive roles, as well as leadership roles in strategy, operations, physician engagement, corporate partnerships, government relations and public policy, marketing and communications, and education.