Our Mission

Alford Executive Search is a retained search firm dedicated to providing placement services of exceptional quality.

Every one of our consultants has served as a not-for-profit staff leader, board member or key volunteer. This experience, coupled with master’s degree levels of training and years of consulting, gives Alford Executive Search the expertise and strategic ability to deliver exceptional-quality search services to all segments of the not-for-profit sector, from arts, education, religion, and health care, to community-based service agencies, associations and foundations.

Our History

Alford Executive Search (AES) is a retained executive search firm that operates nationally in connection with Kistner Eddy Executive Services, Inc. (KEES) to provide high caliber Executive Search, as well as other services in the areas of Human Resources Consulting, Leadership Development and Specialty/Interim Staffing Solutions.

Established by The Alford Group, one of the largest and most respected consulting firms working with nonprofit organizations in the country, the collective work of both firms have strengthened more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations in the past 36 years. The concept behind launching Alford Group Executive Search in 2000 was to meet client need and demand for executive level staffing and recruiting services. Today, we remain connected to The Alford Group as a strategic partner. Our expert team is noted for responsiveness, thoroughness and service excellence. We continue to explore, develop and deliver new services to the ever-changing environment of human resources and the staffing needs of nonprofit organizations across the country.

Your Partner

Alford Executive Search begins its partnership by learning about your organization’s culture. By doing so, our professionals can precisely define the executive and professional human resources you require, and match those needs with the most qualified candidates. This method yields the best results for your organization as it plans to grow and evolve to meet your mission and business needs of the future.