Ally Johnson

Ally Johnson

Senior Search Associate

Ally specializes in recruiting senior executives to mission-driven organizations nationwide. She supports all aspects of the search process, with a focus on candidate development, project management, and client support. Partnering with Koya colleagues, she conducts searches across a range of sectors, including cultural institutions, philanthropy, social services, and education, among others.

Ally joined Koya from Hired, a sourcing marketplace for technology professionals to connect with companies. At Hired, her work focused on candidate development and client engagement.

She began her career at YMCA of Silicon Valley. As a Program Director, Ally facilitated family camps and youth programming. Ally is involved in Bay Area nonprofits, most notably with Mission Graduates, an organization supporting youth on a college education path in San Francisco’s Mission District.

Ally holds an MS in organization development from the University of San Francisco. She earned her BS in environmental science from San Diego State University.