Executive Search

Zest for the Cause. Creative Touch. Custom Mindfulness.


OUR Executive Search APPROACH

Pangburn International Executive Search offers retained executive search services to select nonprofit organizations on a global basis. They are committed to the critical goal of recruiting talented, ethical, diverse, qualified mission-driven leaders for senior positions when successful leadership means successful organizations. Their boutique search firm model specializes in assisting nonprofits, including foundations and associations, tackle C-suite leadership recruiting needs.


They achieve this through a highly-customized and strategic due diligence processes that specifically addresses today's complicated challenges that frequently present themselves to the not-for-profit community.

"People are not your most important asset. The right people are."    Jim Collins


OUR Executive Search PROCESS

Pangburn International Executive Search brings to the table a combination of the "best practices" and global reach from their larger publicly traded search firm training along with the personal approach of having the assignment personally managed and co-executed by the firm's founder, Wendy Pangburn, herself a former nonprofit CEO.In short, Pangburn International:

  • Conducts a deep due diligence exercise at the beginning of each search that helps both the recruiter and the hiring leadership understand and agree upon the skill sets and experiences needed in today's unique setting along with the development of an achievable search timeline prior to jumping into the market;

  • Casts a wide sourcing net by calling upon their extensive network and personal contacts that have served them well for over 40 years;

  • Executes on original research to identify the very best candidates on each new search;

  • Utilizes the latest databases and technology tools to identify and track candidates with whom they have developed long-term relationships;

  • Performs in depth referencing to assure a perfect match and a long-term hiring relationship;

  • Provides personalized, highly accessible and flexible customer service at a price point that is sensitive to the financial pressures felt by all NGOs.


Clients Include:

Pangburn International LLC clients represent Fortune 500 companies, America's largest nonprofit institutions, and the U.S. Government to include the White House and key government agencies. 

Screen Shot 2020-10-12 at 10.49.29

Ambassador (ret.) Frank G. Wisner, Chair of the Board, AGSIW

"I want to acknowledge Pangburn International's extraordinary efforts on behalf of the Arab Gulf States Institute's executive search. Your relentless pursuit of the right person allowed us to make a seamless transition at a critical moment in the institute's history."

Pangburn International Client