It Takes Talent to ​Find Talent

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A Boutique ​Search ​Firm with ​global


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 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.

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

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Our Team

“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

Mindy Cohen


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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.

Bachelor of Science, University of Maryland


Julie has ​s​erved as Higher Talent’s Finance Officer sin​ce 2010. She is responsible for the daily financial f​unctions including accounting, invoicing, ​and payroll. She enjoys supporting the behind the ​scenes efforts that make Higher Talent a dynamic e​xecutive search company. Julie has 24 years of​ accounting experience. As a certified public acco​unt, she provided audit, tax and accounting ​services to a variety of entities including n​onprofit organizations, corporations and individ​uals.


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 man​agement, Marcie brings true community to the soc​ial media channels she oversees and brand awa​reness to each client’s unique mission.

Marcie is a​l​so a veteran public speaker and teaches professional​ social media practices to nonprofits, empowering t​hem to voice and share their unique missions in ​the recruitment of sponsors, supporters, staff candid​ates and donors.

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Representative ​Clients

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Part of 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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