Dan Nevez

Senior Consultant, Executive Search

I have been engaged in the nonprofit community as a professional and volunteer for my entire career. I understand the paramount importance of having the right leader and how each position is unique to an organization and its culture. I work effectively with my clients to understand, assess, and identify a broad slate of candidates to best meet their needs.

Recent Clients Served

  • Advocate Health Care
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Heart Association
  • Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Association for Supply Chain Management
  • Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • Chadwick School
  • Clarke University
  • Desert Research Institute
  • Feeding America
  • Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Jesuits West
  • Linda Hall Library
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Frost Museum of Science
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • Performing Arts Center Eastside
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Senior-level management and chief executive searches for mission-driven organizations, including arts and culture, educational, healthcare, and human service organizations; professional societies and associations.


Dan Nevez has over 25 years of professional experience in higher education, with cultural institutions, and in nonprofit executive search. As a search consultant, he has successfully placed more than 100 senior executives at regional and national nonprofits and associations. Dan’s extensive experience partnering with CEOs and boards, along with his national network, enables him to help his clients find exceptional candidates that fit their unique needs. Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Dan served as a principal at a premier national retained executive search firm working with nonprofit and association clients. For ten years, Dan was a socioeconomic researcher, instructor, and curator at the Oriental Institute, an internationally recognized research center and museum at the University of Chicago. He has current and recent clients in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington DC region, and Washington State.

A resident of Los Angeles, Dan received his master’s degree and completed his doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, graduating with honors and elected Phi Beta Kappa. He is an active participant and frequent speaker for national societies and associations, including the Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants where he currently serves as an Executive Committee Member and Membership Committee Co-Chair.