Vice President, 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
- BRIDGE Housing
- Center for Children & Youth Justice
- Chadwick School
- Clarke University
- Feeding America
- Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital
- Friends of Waterfront Seattle
- Jesuits West
- Make-A-Wish Foundation
- Frost Museum of Science
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
- ONE Archives Foundation
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
- Performing Arts Center Eastside
- San Francisco Symphony
- Seattle Jobs Initiative
- Youth Eastside Services
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
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. Specialty in diversity searches.
ABOUT DAN NEVEZ
Dan Nevez has nearly 30 years of professional experience in higher education, arts and cultural institutions, and retained executive search. As a search consultant, he has successfully placed more than 150 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. He also serves as a founding member of Campbell & Company's DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access) Council.
Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Dan served as a principal at a premier national executive search firm and eventually founded one of the nation's first Latinx-owned nonprofit search firms. Prior to discovering his passion for search, Dan was a socio-economic researcher 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.
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 on racial diversity and equity, philanthropy, performance metrics, and executive leadership 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. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his partner and husband of 23 years, Gene Kang, an Emmy award-winning NBC News reporter.