It Takes Talent to ​Find Talent

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A ​Boutique ​Search ​Firm ​with ​global


Representaive Clients and Searches

Completed Searches

  • AVP Medical ​Health Sciences ​Advancement
  • Sr. AVP Research ​Administration
  • Executive Director, ​National Security ​Collaboration Center
  • AVP Alumni ​Relations/CEO Alumni ​Association
  • Sr. DOD, Chemistry ​and Chemical ​Enginering
  • AVP Research ​Integrity
  • Associate Dean for ​Development and ​External Affairs, Carey ​Business School
  • Executive Director of ​Development ​Corporate Relations
  • AVP, University ​Communications
  • Presidential Speechwriter
  • AVP of Corporate ​Engagement
  • AVP, Central ​Development
  • Senior Associate Vice ​President of ​Development and ​Alumni Relations
  • Deputy Chief Marketing ​Officer

  • Executive Director of ​Development, Veterand ​and Defense Programs
  • Senior Director ​Constituent and ​External Relations
  • Senior Director of ​Engagement

  • Assistant Vice President, ​Foundation Relations and ​the GIFT Center
  • Associate Vice President, ​Gift Planning
  • Chief Operating Officer, ​University of Arizona Alumni ​Association
  • Chief Executive Officer

Cybersecurity Manufacturing ​Institute/UTSA

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Associate Dean for Advancement and Chief ​Development Officer, Gould School of Law
  • Associate Dean for External Relations and Chief ​Development Officer, Rossier School of Education
  • Executive Director of Development, USC Norris ​Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Executive Director
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Executive Director
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Associate General Secretary for ​Advancement
  • Sr. Director, Human Resources ​and Labor Relations

  • Chief Compliance and ​Ethics Officer
  • Director, Legal Operations
  • Assistant Director, PREM

About HT

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 ​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.

Why HT?

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

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


Professionalism ​Experience

Professional ​judgment elevated ​by data-driven ​insights

Our ​Team

Portia Jones| Research

Mindy Cohen | President



Marcie Grube | Marketing


Laurie Sloss | Search Consultant


Julie Hendricks | Finance Director

Our success derives from understanding ​the culture of our client organizations ​and recruiting candidates with the skillset ​and mindset to advance their mission.

Partner with Us Today and ​Realize the Full Potential of Your ​Talent Acquisition Needs




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