Libby Cornelssen

Libby Cornelssen

Consultant, Executive Search

Libby specializes in recruiting senior executives for nonprofits and social enterprises nationwide. She supports all aspects of the search process, with a focus on managing candidate development. Libby joined Koya as a Research Associate, where she partnered with search teams to strategically cultivate robust talent pipelines. With her research background, Libby is intentional and well-versed in identifying and sourcing a diverse pool of candidates and connectors.

Prior to Koya, Libby worked in talent acquisition and human resources at Cogo Labs, a technology start-up incubator. She began her career as a Corps Member at So Others Might Eat, a community-based service organization serving D.C. residents experiencing homelessness and poverty.

A lover of the outdoors, Libby is committed to increasing equity in outdoor recreation. She volunteers as a ski trip leader with YES, a non-profit which provides affordable and accessible sports-based youth development programming for low-to-moderate income children in Boston. She is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Libby earned her B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University.