Dara Klarfeld named as CEO of DRG Search

Jan. 10, 2018

Natascha Guerrero

Dara Klarfeld named as CEO of DRG Search

David Edell, Founder and President of DRG Search announces Dara Klarfeld’s promotion as the new CEO of the firm – effective January 2018


New York, NY. – David Edell, Founder and President of DRG Search is pleased to announce that Dara Klarfeld has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), beginning January 2018. In that role, Klarfeld will be responsible for leading all aspects of DRG’s work with organizations in the nonprofit sector.

In making the announcement Mr. Edell said, “Dara has built an impressive executive search practice and has been a valuable thought partner at DRG during her years with us. He added, “During the past year as Managing Director she has led an aggressive agenda to enhance DRG’s infrastructure and resources to position us effectively for the future. She has gained the trust of our team and our clients and I am confident she will play an important leadership role in the nonprofit sector in the future.”

Klarfeld worked in the nonprofit sector for more than a decade before joining DRG Search. In her search practice she excels at working with nonprofit clients to help them identify and resolve organizational challenges by facilitating complex conversations, and building consensus with nonprofit leaders around organizational priorities. Her broad and diverse networks have helped her to identify and recruit talented professionals from many fields to meet her clients’ expectations. Her executive search practice is extensive and diverse, it includes partnerships with the Elmer A. Henderson School, The Hearing Health Foundation, The Weber School, Prizmah, JCC Association of North America, The New Teacher Center and UJA-Federation of New York.

Klarfeld said, “DRG Search is at a moment of rapid growth and increased capacity to help serve the needs of our expanding client base.  We are building on more than 30 years of excellence in executive search in the nonprofit sector, and are continually looking for the best ways to serve the nonprofit community.  In 2018 we plan to continue to bring our clients outstanding candidates to fill their professional leadership positions.    We will also focus on helping our clients organize their staffing structures, plan for executive leadership transitions, bring diversity to their leadership team, and support their new professionals as they take on these important executive positions.”

Klarfeld continued, “In order for DRG Search to help our clients achieve their goals, we have assembled a strong team with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and increased our ability to harness the power of our collective knowledge on each client assignment.”

About DRG Search: DRG Search is a national executive search firm known for placing exceptional executive talent in nonprofit organizations nationwide. Since its founding in 1987, DRG Search has served over 1000 clients in fields throughout the nonprofit sector. Learn more at www.DRGsearch.com


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