Community Development Champions

Partner with a dedicated community development search firm that has always focused on diversity

Your Trusted Community Development Search Firm

As seasoned community development recruiters, we excel in bringing the best leaders to transformative organizations committed to social and economic progress. We not only find executives who have the right skill set and experience, but whose ‘cultural goodness of fit’ and interpersonal effectiveness will accelerate your organization’s community impact. For every hour you spend with the successful candidate, we’ll spend three to five.

Our Completed Community Development Searches

Here are a few of the key positions we have successfully recruited in the community development sector. Our clients range from National and Regional Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to Local Municipalities, Counties and even Design | Planning consultants who serve nonprofits.

Executive Director, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Memphis
  • Community Development
  • Memphis TN

For the Memphis market of a national Community Development Financial Institution, our client seeks an an Executive Director, with deep roots in the community. Successful candidate will be CEO of the Memphis market. Seeking a long ...

Executive Director, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Cleveland
  • Community Development
  • Cleveland, OH

For a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) an "Executive Director", with urban community development experience in Cleveland to accelerate the organization's effectiveness in closing the health, wealth an ...

Executive Director, National Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Detroit
  • Community Development
  • Detroit, MI

For a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) an "Executive Director", with urban community development experience to continue the organization's mission after predecessor was promoted. Seeking a lifelong De ...

Executive Director, Rural Upstate CDFI
  • Community Development
  • Southeastern US

For one of the three largest national Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) an "Executive Director", to re-launch a third community development presence in a long underserved rural area of the state.  A previous ...

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
  • Community Development
  • Columbia SC

About the Opportunity Our client, a U.S. Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with offices in Charleston, Columbia, and Spartanburg South Carolina, seeks a CEO to lead an already financially stron ...

VP of Southern Region: “CEO of CEOs”
  • Community Development
  • Washington, DC

For the second largest national Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) in the U.S. a "CEO of CEOs", to whom the Executive Directors in the Southern region of the United States (Atlanta, Jacksonville, Louisvill ...

Director of Planning, City ranked #3 of 25 by Southern Living Magazine
  • Community Development
  • Spartanburg, SC

You have an undergraduate degree and 25-35 years urban planning experience. You’ve earned your Masters in community development or urban planning. You have (or can soon obtain) your AICP. Whether you’re looking to launch your ...

Specialists in Community-Centric Executive Recruitment

Leveraging years of experience, we excel in identifying, engaging and assessing leaders for Community Development entities e.g. CEOs & CFOs for CDFIs, Executive Directors for Housing Authorities, Municipal & County Administrators, and the consultants who serve them.