Andrew C. Wheeler
Managing Director, Executive Search
Andrew C. Wheeler is a Managing Director and the co-leader of the Education, Nonprofit, and Arts and Culture practice at Diversified Search, along with Koya’s Molly Brennan. In 2019, Diversified Search formed The Diversified Search Group, its family of executive search firms that today includes Koya Leadership Partners as well as several other firms.
Wheeler’s clients have included research-intensive institutions, liberal arts colleges, academic medical centers, faith-based social service agencies, museums, and federated nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, he spent four years with Heidrick & Struggles. Passionate about finding the right individuals who can make a significant impact for mission-driven organizations, Wheeler has spent his entire career discovering and assessing leaders.
Earlier in his career, Wheeler worked as the Assistant Dean of Admissions at Bowdoin College in Maine, where he managed student volunteers, reviewed applications, and recruited prospective students. He worked in the creative and technical staffing industry for HireKnowledge, effectively leading its Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco offices.
Wheeler has written two case studies for the Harvard Graduate School of Education and earned his A.B. cum laude from Bowdoin College.