Mindy Suissa Cohen

Mindy Suissa Cohen, Vice President

Bachelor of Arts, Biology, The University of Texas

“Professional recruiting begins with strategic research as well as an innate ability to "find the right fit" for clients by understanding their internal culture and applying that to candidate vetting and calibration.”

As co-Founder of Higher Talent, Inc., Mindy oversees the delivery and deployment of executive search assignments, training and client management.  With nearly 25 years in the executive search industry, she has managed all aspects of research and recruiting to identify and match diverse executive talent to senior executive positions with a focus in the areas of advancement and marketing/communications.  She has successfully recruited senior executives – nationally and internationally — for national nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education and Fortune 500 companies.  In addition, she has designed and developed process, infrastructure and workflow/methodology structures, developed and stewarded new business, and trained recruiters in the executive search industry.

Mindy brings a genuine interest in helping individuals reach new career heights, and a passion for serving mission driven organizations.  She has worked as an independent consultant to Georgetown University, where she completed executive search assignments focused in the fundraising and development arena, information technology, marketing and higher education administration.  Prior to that, Mindy spent more than 10 years with a boutique executive search firm in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and several years with internationally renowned executive search firms Eastman & Beaudine and Heidrick and Struggles.  At these firms, she was responsible for executing full life cycle recruiting efforts across many functional areas including technology, purchasing, human resources, marketing, communications, finance/accounting, and business development.