We match great people to meaningful work that helps achieve your vision.

Since the firm’s founding in 2007, Stacy Nelson & Associates’ goal has been to offer executive search and placement services for nonprofit leaders with a highly personalized, transparent and high caliber service to our clients. Today, Stacy Nelson & Associates remains true to those goals. Our work is based on integrity, inclusivity, knowledge, transparency, and flexibility—all in the service of the client and its mission, vision and values.

Our recruiting team has personally worked in nonprofit leadership roles and has hands-on experience. A consultation begins with the premise and principle that Stacy Nelson & Associates becomes a partner with and advocate for our clients. We prioritize the integration of client and team across all stages: the in-depth discovery process, the sourcing and recruiting stage, the interviewing process with the selection committee, verification phase, as well as employee transition and onboarding.

Founder Stacy Nelson has been an active community member serving on several board of directors in key positions of leadership and has been a resident in the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty years.

Let us help you find the right talent.

We look for the right person that is an ideal match to help achieve your mission. Our clients are diverse in size and organizations. Stacy Nelson & Associates specializes in nonprofit sectors including but not limited to healthcare, education, supportive housing, social justice, youth development and environment.