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DRG to conduct CEO search for The Petey Greene Program

DRG staff

DRG is a talent advisory group.  We serve nonprofit organizations that care for, inspire, and enrich the lives of people all over the world.   DRG is proud to announce that we have identified The Petey Greene Program as the organization with whom we’ll be working on our annual Pro-Bono search. In our inaugural year […]

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Farewell Mary!

Natascha Guerrero

Farewell Mary! Announcing the Retirement of Mary Wheeler   After more than 30 years working in the field of Executive Search, Mary Wheeler, Senior Vice President at DRG Search, will be retiring in July of 2019. Mary joined DRG over two decades ago after 17 years at two other search firms, Boyden Associates and Lamalie […]

Hiring & Recruitment, Talent Management

“Good Work, Girls”

Sara Garlick Lundberg

My colleague and I had nailed it, but the compliment lingered. That word “girls”– and the ease of its delivery to two grown women — made me feel like our presence in the boardroom was quaint, that we didn’t quite belong. I brushed it off, laughed even, and moved on, as I have after so […]

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Profile of an Executive Recruiter: Mary Wheeler’s Career in Search

Debbie Katz

In 1980, when Mary Wheeler left fundraising to try her hand at Executive Search, Ronald Reagan was sworn in as President, John Lennon was shot, and disco made way for Devo.  The world’s first “Personal Computing” unit had been sold only five years earlier, in the form of a DIY kit.  Working women with well-paying […]

Hiring & Recruitment, Talent Management

Where did all the Talent Go?

Sarah Raful Whinston

[This article was originally published in Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion May 2019 Newsletter on 06/06/2019 – Original link available here]   I loved my time at HUC-JIR’s Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management (then School of Jewish Communal Service). The teachers were outstanding, smart, full of warmth, and gave each student the […]

Building your career, Interview Prep, Interviewing for a Position

Good Question

Sarah Raful Whinston

Good Question About the importance of meaning what you say When I was a teenager, people started saying the word “like.” I’m not sure if it had anything to do with Clueless or Beverly Hills 90210, but the word “like” suddenly took on a different meaning. Sometimes I remember saying, “Do you like like Full […]

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Welcoming Heather Gowdy!

Natascha Guerrero

We are pleased to announce that Heather Gowdy has joined our team as the Director of Talent Services. Based outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Heather leads our development and implementation of new talent advisory services. “We are very excited to welcome Heather to our team and look forward to providing our clients with best in class […]

Hiring & Recruitment, Nonprofit Boards, Supporting Your CEO, Talent Management

You Should Be Hiring More Women: Here’s Why

Sara Garlick Lundberg

You Should Be Hiring More Women: Here’s Why   When news hit of the New York Stock Exchange appointing its first female leader[i] in its 226-year history, I read related LinkedIn posts with curiosity. I saw a man express, with frustration, “I’m so tired of this being news.” My response, along with those of my […]

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CRAIN’S names DRG Search in its Top 25 Executive Recruiting Firms 2019

Natascha Guerrero

DRG Search has been named as one of the Top 25 executive recruiting firms by CRAIN’S New York Business in its “Largest Executive-Recruiting Firms” list. This list is included in CRAIN’S celebrated Book of Lists 2019 (available in print and online). DRG Search is a leader of national Executive Search firms based in New York […]

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“Creating & Sustaining a Digital Culture for your Nonprofit” – DRG webinar

Natascha Guerrero

Creating & Sustaining a Digital Culture for your Nonprofit   The implementation of digital strategy as a component of an organization’s overall mission and its importance to growth.   Jordan Haberfield, Practice Director at DRG Search will be having a conversation with Kristina Villarini, Digital Director at Lambda Legal, regarding the implementation of a digital strategy […]