Koya Leadership Partners

How to Best Ask for Informational Interviews
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Asking someone for an informational interview is an opportunity to build a reciprocal relationship with...
Koya Leadership Partners Appears on the Inc. 5000 List for the Second Time
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000...
Koya’s Unique Approach to Employee Wellness
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Every year Koya Leadership Partners shuts down for a full week before Labor Day. This...
A Conversation Examining Diversity and Equity on Nonprofit Boards
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Koya Leadership Partners panel on diversity and the value that boards bring to nonprofit organizations,...
Diversified Search Joins Forces with Koya Leadership Partners
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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2019 DIVERSIFIED SEARCH JOINS FORCES WITH KOYA LEADERSHIP...
BBJ Names Koya Leadership Partners to “Fastest Growing Private Companies in MA” List For Second Consecutive Year
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Koya’s Ongoing, Continuous Growth is Due to Its Mission: The Right Person...
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How to Become a More Diverse Nonprofit
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Building a truly diverse organization requires more than just adding “diversity” to the list of...
Koya Leadership Partners Named To 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies List
Press Release: Women Presidents’ Organization & Capital One Honor Koya. Newburyport, MA, May 7, 2019...
Koya Leadership Partners Hires Nadine Coleman and Christy Farrell as Principals, Executive Search
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Koya Leadership Partners continues to strengthen its team with the hiring of two new Principals,...
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8 Easy Networking Tips for Busy People
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We all know that networking is a key building block for professional advancement. But with...
Koya Leadership Partners on Forbes’ “America’s Best Recruiting Firms” List for Third Consecutive Year
Press Release: Koya is the Highest Ranked Executive Search Firm Focused Exclusively on Mission-Driven Clients...
Kara Teising Joins Koya Leadership Partners as Vice President
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Press Release: Teising Will Match Mission-Driven Clients with Transformational Leaders Who are Driving Positive Change Newburyport,...
Koya Leadership Partners’ Board Diversity Practice Underscores Need with Release of its Board Diversity Report
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Press Release: Executive search firm Koya Leadership Partners is founded on the belief that diversity is critical...
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Names David W. Oxtoby as its Next President
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to...
The Governance Gap: Examining Diversity and Equity in Nonprofit Boards of Directors
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Koya’s report, The Governance Gap: Examining Diversity and Equity in Nonprofit Boards of Directors, examines...
RefuSHE Names Jailan Adly as Chief Executive Officer
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Jailan first joined RefuSHE’s Board of Directors in January 2018 and has most recently served...
Koya Announces Two Placed Leaders in the Social Justice Space
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Koya is thrilled to announce two incredible placements in the social justice space. Angie Junck...
Koya at CUPA-HR: Breakthrough Moments, Civility, Inspiration and Happiness
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Koya was pleased to be a sponsor for the 2018 national conference of CUPA-HR, the...
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Koya Day of Service: Team Building with Purpose
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Koya’s philanthropic philosophy is rooted in building individual and organizational impact for our staff and...
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Koya Leadership Partners Named to Staffing Industry Analysts 2018 Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms
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Koya Leadership Partners has been ranked #19 on Staffing Industry Analysts 2018 Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms...
NACUBO Takeaways: Higher Education and the Art of Storytelling
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Tell your own story or someone will tell it for you.
Crossroads School Announces Founding Director of Equity & Justice Institute, Derric J. Johnson
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the Search Committee at Crossroads School for Arts...
Crossroads School Announces Founding Director of Equity & Justice Institute, Derric J. Johnson
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the Search Committee at Crossroads School for Arts...
Boston College Names Grant Gosselin Director of Undergraduate Admission
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Following a search led by Koya consultants Liz Neumann and Beth Schaefer, Boston College has...
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Demos Announces New President Sabeel Rahman
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Demos, a New York-based public policy organization, announced the selection of thought leader and movement builder...
Imerman Angels Announces Stephanie Lieber as new Executive Director
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Koya is proud to have partnered with Imerman Angels on their recruitment of Stephanie Lieber...
NatureServe Announces Sean T. O’Brien as CEO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the NatureServe Board of Directors on their nationwide...
NatureServe Announces Sean T. O'Brien as CEO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the NatureServe Board of Directors on their nationwide...
Allegheny College Names New Dean of Students, April Thompson
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Following a nationwide search led by Koya Leadership Partners, April Thompson has been named the...
Koya Acquires Commongood Careers
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Newburyport, Mass., July 10, 2018 – Leading national executive search firm Koya Leadership Partners announced...
Michigan State University Announces Joseph Salem Jr. as Director of Libraries
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Joseph Salem Jr. has been named to serve as director of Michigan State University Libraries and university...
Cadasta Foundation Appoints Amy Coughenor Betancourt as New CEO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the Search Committee at the Cadasta Foundation on...
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Names Mike Kallhoff as President & CEO
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Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles has appointed Mike Kallhoff as President and CEO. With over two...
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Names Mike Kallhoff as President & CEO
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Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles has appointed Mike Kallhoff as President and CEO. With over two...
Carole Robertson Center for Learning Announces New CEO Bela Mote
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Koya partnered with the Carole Robertson Center for Learning's Committee on their search for a...
Xavier University Announces Phil Chick as Chief Business Officer
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Koya is proud to have partnered with Xavier University in their selection of Phil Chick...
Northeastern University Names Cole Camplese as new CIO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with Northeastern University on the appointment of Cole Camplese...
Katie Bouton Named Finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award in New England Region
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EY announced that Katie Bouton, Founder and CEO of Koya Leadership Partners, is a finalist...
New CEO Announced for the Depression & BiPolar Alliance: Michael Pollock
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Koya is proud to have led the search for the new chief executive officer for the...
New CEO Announced for the Depression & BiPolar Alliance: Michael Pollock
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Koya is proud to have led the search for the new chief executive officer for the...
Anti-Recidivism Coalition Announces Shaka Senghor as Executive Director
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Anti-Recidivism Coalition’s Board and staff are thrilled to announce Shaka Senghor as its new Executive...
Katie Bouton
Katie Bouton Named Semifinalist for Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 New England Award
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Koya’s Founder & CEO Katie Bouton has been named a semifinalist in the Entrepreneur Of...
Koya Leadership Partners Named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Recruiting Firms 2018” List
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Forbes has ranked Koya Leadership Partners #14 of 250 top executive recruiting firms on its...
Koya Leadership Partners Named to Forbes' "America's Best Recruiting Firms 2018" List
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Forbes has ranked Koya Leadership Partners #14 of 250 top executive recruiting firms on its...
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National Women’s History Museum Retains Koya Leadership Partners for Leadership Search
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The Museum retained Koya, a leading national executive search firm that works exclusively with mission-driven...
The Rockefeller Foundation Names Christine Heenan as Vice President for Policy, Partnerships and Communications
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Koya Leadership Partners is proud to have partnered with The Rockefeller Foundation and President Dr. Rajiv...
Carolyn S. Berkowitz
Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals Appoints Carolyn S. Berkowitz as its New President and CEO
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Koya is delighted to have partnered with the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) on...
Amanda D. McMullen
New Bedford Whaling Museum Names Amanda D. McMullen as its New President & CEO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the Search Committee of the Board at the...
Amanda D. McMullen
New Bedford Whaling Museum Names Amanda D. McMullen as its New President & CEO
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the Search Committee of the Board at the...
Omaha’s Tri-Faith Initiative Names Rev. Donald E. Heckman as the First Executive Director
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The Tri-Faith Initiative is timely and ambitious, and is the first place in history where...
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Welcomes Terri Wright as VP, Program and Community
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Following a nationwide, multi-phased search, Wright emerged as the successful placement. Terri brings expertise in...
Wood Family Foundation Welcomes Laura Muriello as new Executive Director
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Founded in 2011 by Chicago Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood and his wife, Sarah, the Wood...
The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund names Jose R. Rodriguez as New Executive Director
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Since 1989, DMSF has provided access to high-quality private high schools to over 2,200 Chicago...
University of Washington Welcomes Brian McCartan as Vice President for Finance
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Koya is proud to have partnered with the University of Washington (UW) to place Brian McCartan...
Big Thought Board Names Byron Sanders as New President and CEO
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One of Dallas’ most respected education nonprofits, Big Thought works with partners across the city...
Abe Taleb
Koya Leadership Partners Acquires ReWork, Hires Abe Taleb as Vice President to Expand Into Millennial Market
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National executive search firm Koya Leadership Partners announced today that it has acquired New York...
Vanderbilt University appoints Erik Smetana as Executive Director for Compensation and Talent
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Vanderbilt is a dynamic center of research, learning and growth. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Vandebilt...
Lyric Opera of Chicago names Elizabeth Hurley as New Chief Development Officer
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Elizabeth Hurley joins Lyric Opera of Chicago as Chief Development Officer, bringing more than 30...
Easterseals names Angela F. Williams as President and CEO
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Williams will lead Easterseals as it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2019 as the country’s...
Lauren DiGrazia
UNC-Chapel Hill names Lauren DiGrazia as new Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar.
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Koya congratulates the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the appointment of Lauren...
Virginia Commonwealth University names Kevin Sullivan as Assistant Vice President for Capital Assets and Real Estate
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) on the appointment of Kevin Sullivan...
Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology Announces Gina E. Burkhardt as President and Chief Executive Officer
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The Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology is based on Pittsburgh's Manchester Bidwell Corporation, a...
Corporation for a Skilled Workforce names Ryan Davis as President and CEO
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Davis will become the third President in CSW’s 26-year history. His selection was made after...
Koya Leadership Partners Taps Executive Director for Hubbard Street Dance
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David McDermott, who currently serves as first deputy commissioner for Chicago’s cultural affairs and special...
Eric Norman
Saint Anselm College names Eric Norman as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance
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Eric Norman joins Saint Anselm from Curry College in Milton, Mass., where he served as...
David McDermott
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Names David McDermott as New Executive Director
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Hubbard Street Dance Chicago on the appointment of David McDermott as...
Edwin Torres
Grantmakers in the Arts names Edwin Torres as New Chief Executive Officer
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Torres will become GIA’s third CEO after a national search overseen by Koya.
Koya’s Work with Mission-Driven Clients: Managing Director Alison Ranney in Chicago & Beyond
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We were thrilled to read this article in Crain’s Chicago Business about the impact of...
Koya's Work with Mission-Driven Clients: Managing Director Alison Ranney in Chicago & Beyond
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We were thrilled to read this article in Crain’s Chicago Business about the impact of...
STRIVE Names David Melendez National Vice President, Development & Communications
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates STRIVE on the appointment of David Melendez as National Vice President,...
Drug Policy Alliance Announces Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno as New Executive Director
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates the Drug Policy Alliance on the appointment of Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno...
Danielle Deane-Ryan
Nathan Cummings Foundation Appoints Danielle Deane-Ryan as Director, Inclusive Clean Economy
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Koya congratulates the Nathan Cummings Foundation on the appointment of Danielle Deane-Ryan as Director, Inclusive...
National Wildlife Refuge Association names Geoffrey Haskett as President
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Koya leadership partnered with the National Wildlife Refuge Association on its President search.  Our work...
Michelle Piekutowski
Carnegie Mellon University appoints Michelle Piekutowski As Chief Human Resources Officer
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on the appointment of Michelle Piekutowski as...
Tamika Butler
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust Board Names Tamika Butler as Executive Director
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust (LANLT) on naming Tamika Butler...
Fashion Institute of Technology announces Troy Richards as Dean of the School of Art and Design.
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates The Fashion Institute of Technology on the appointment of Troy Richards...
The Trevor Project names Amit Paley as new CEO & Executive Director
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Koya leadership partners congratulates the Trevor Project on the appointment of Amit Paley as its...
Koya Leadership Partners Team
Koya Leadership Partners has Merged Neumann Executive Search Partners into Expanding Higher Ed Practice
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Press Release: June 01, 2017—National executive search firm Koya Leadership Partners announced today that it...
The Nathan Cummings Foundation Appoints Independent Trustee
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Koya congratulates the Nathan Cummings Foundation on the appointment of Rey Ramsey to the Board...
Koya Leadership Partners Named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2017” List
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Press Release:             Newburyport, MA, May 4, 2017 – Forbes...
Healthy Communities Foundation (formerly The Arthur Foundation) names Maria del Socorro Pesqueira as President
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Healthy Communities Foundation (formerly The Arthur Foundation) on the appointment of...
Koya Leadership Partners: 13 Years and Counting
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Koya was founded thirteen years ago today with an ambitious goal: Put transformational leaders in...
Koya Wins 2017 Best Staffing Firm to Work For Award
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We are delighted to announce that for the second year in a row, Koya Leadership...
Open Letter from Social Entrepreneurs to President Trump
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I have joined more than 400 leaders of well-respected and impactful organizations, including many Koya...
North Star Fund Announces Jennifer Ching as New Executive Director
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates North Star Fund on naming Jennifer Ching as incoming Executive Director....
#Thankful November – Gratitude Through Service
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Koya Leadership Partners was founded on the belief that the right person in the right...
Erin Reedy – Sponsoring Education for Girls Around the World
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Sayda Zelaya – Empowering Girls to Join STEM Programs
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Marissa Martin – Day of Service in South Side Chicago
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Sam Simmons – Supporting After School Programs in My Community
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Turner Delano – Appreciating the Service of our Veterans
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Miecha Forbes – Equalizing Access to Education for Middle School Students
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Alina Michelewicz – Building Bog Bridges at the Bay Circuit Trail
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Kristen Shepherd Named New Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg on naming Kristen Shepherd,...
Katie Bouton – Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Leaders
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In honor of Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, we are honored to share our teams’ Passion...
Katie Bouton named 2016 Boston Brava Award Winner by SmartCEO
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We are thrilled to share the news that SmartCEO has named Katie Bouton, Founder &...
Declare your Ambition – Koya Partners with IGNITE for PSA
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Koya is thrilled to partner with IGNITE as a sponsor of the “We All Belong...
Massachusetts Pay Equity Legislation: Addressing the Gender Pay Gap
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Salary negotiations can be challenging for both hiring managers and candidates. Finding the right balance...
What we’re reading at Koya: Books to add to your end-of-summer reading list
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There is still time to add to (or start) a summer reading list. We have...
What we're reading at Koya: Books to add to your end-of-summer reading list
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There is still time to add to (or start) a summer reading list. We have...
Requesting a Flexible Work Arrangement
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The Georgetown University Law Center defines a "flexible work arrangement" (FWA) as "any one of...
Longtime media executive Terry O’Reilly joins Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation as its first CEO
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Koya is thrilled by the recruitment of Terry O'Reilly as the first CEO of Pittsburgh...
Longtime media executive Terry O'Reilly joins Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation as its first CEO
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Koya is thrilled by the recruitment of Terry O'Reilly as the first CEO of Pittsburgh...
Rodney P. McClendon Joins Carnegie Mellon University as Vice President for Operations
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on hiring Rodney P. McClendon, a senior...
Brian Hanson Joins Chicago Council on Global Affairs as Vice President for Studies
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Koya is pleased to have partnered with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, recently ranked "the...
Natural Resources Defense Council Names Anders Yang as Chief Development Officer
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on hiring Anders Yang as its...
Angelique Power joins The Field Foundation of Illinois as President
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Koya is thrilled by the recruitment of Angelique Power as the President of The Field...
The Hudson-Webber Foundation Names Melanca Clark as Next President and CEO
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates The Hudson-Webber Foundation on hiring Melanca Clark as its next President...
Koya Leadership Partners Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms of 2016
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Koya Leadership Partners has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting...
Sector Switching: Making the Jump From For-Profit to Nonprofit
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Sector switchers—job candidates who have decided to move from the for-profit sector to the nonprofit...
Koya Leadership Partners Featured on Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Recruiters List
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  Koya Leadership Partners is thrilled to be recognized as one of the top 50...
Koya Leadership Partners Featured on Hunt Scanlon's Top 50 Recruiters List
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  Koya Leadership Partners is thrilled to be recognized as one of the top 50...
Why Working for a Non-Profit Might Be Your Next Career Move
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Headhunters Are Seeking ‘Mission-Based’ Leaders For Non-Profits Now More Than Ever. Find Out What Skill-Sets...
Non-Profit Sector Opens Up New Career Path for High Performing Leaders
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In the following interview, founder and CEO, Katie Bouton, reveals what led her to launch...
Koya Leadership Partners Wins Best Staffing Firms to Work For Award
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"Finding out that Koya was named one of the best staffing firms to work for...
James Rondeau’s rise at Art Institute Signals Contemporary Art is New Power Base
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Last December, Mary Jane Jacob attended a memorial service for Howard Stone, an art collector...
James Rondeau's rise at Art Institute Signals Contemporary Art is New Power Base
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Last December, Mary Jane Jacob attended a memorial service for Howard Stone, an art collector...
Networking 101: How to Standout to Recruiters at Conferences
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The top five ways to stand out to a recruiter at conferences.
Tourette Association of America names John Miller as President and CEO
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Koya Leadership Partners congratulates Tourette Association of America on the hiring of its new President...
Tips for Leveling Up: Part 3
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How to leverage connections, skills and experience to find your next great role.