Higher Talent is the best of both worlds:small and global; tech savvy and highly personalized.We occupy a unique position among search firms serving higher education/nonprofit organizations and corporate entities, specializing in placing top talent in senior leadership and legal operations roles.Our long list of stellar clients has been garnered by the 97% repeat and referral-based business we enjoy.
We blend the personal touch of a boutique firm with the national and international reach of an industry powerhouse. Our partnership approach with our clients is designed not only to identify high-quality candidates beyond "the usual suspects" but also to ensure return on investment in a timely, efficient manner.
Talent acquisition through competency-based sourcing, leveraging comprehensive assessments and objective evaluations to identify the most suitable match for the role beyond just job titles
97% Repeat/Referral Based Business
Professional judgment elevated by data-driven insights
Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion through a proven record of placing highly qualified and talented minority and diverse candidates in key positions, fostering a culture of diversity and opportunity
“This is more than a job for us; we are helping candidates reach their career goals and helping client organizations elevate their mission and operations.”
Bachelor of Arts,Biology, University of Texas at Austin
A nationally recognized leader in the executive search industry, Mindy has successfully represented leading organizations for more than 30 years. She has recruited senior executives—nationally and internationally—for nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, public/private partnerships, and Fortune 500 companies.
Mindy has built a national boutique search firm on great results, stewardship of clients and candidates, and lasting relationships. Repeat clients and referrals account for 97% of Higher Talent’s business. The firm’s success is testament to Mindy’s passion for helping professionals reach new career heights and serving mission-driven organizations.
“I have worked for nonprofit organizations my whole career: first as a consultant and later as an employee. What attracted me to Higher Talent was the ability to help a wide range of nonprofit organizations further their mission.”
Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology, Stanford University
Master of Business Administration, Yale School of Management
Laurie participates in all facets of Higher Talent’s executive search process and has experience recruiting for a wide range of organizations. With more than 15 years in healthcare consulting and management, Laurie offers a valuable perspective to our nonprofit clients. She is passionate about helping nonprofits work effectively and stay on mission.
After earning a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management,Laurie began her career as a management consultant at a leading healthcare firm. As a senior administrator at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital
and Georgetown University Medical Center, she was responsible for human resources and recruitment, financial and strategic planning, and operations improvement. As an
independent consultant, Laurie has worked for Georgetown University Medical Center and Capital Link and has researched funding opportunities and written grant proposals
for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health.
Julie has served as Higher Talent’s Finance Officer since 2010. She is responsible for the daily financial functions including accounting, invoicing, and payroll. She enjoys supporting the behind the scenes efforts that make Higher Talent a dynamic executive search company. Julie has 24 years of accounting experience. As a certified public account, she provided audit, tax and accounting services to a variety of entities including nonprofit organizations, corporations and individuals.
Marcie’s career path has led her to a wide array of industries, including: financial planning, faith-based nonprofits and animal welfare and advocacy.
With more than 15 years’ experience in marketing management, Marcie brings true community to the social media channels she oversees and brand awareness to each client’s unique mission.
Marcie is also a veteran public speaker and teaches professional social media practices to nonprofits, empowering them to voice and share their unique missions in the recruitment of sponsors, supporters, staff candidates and donors.