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Excellence, Integrity + Impact

About the Firm

Isaacson, Miller is a mission-driven retained executive search firm. For over 40 years, we have partnered with clients to solve their most demanding leadership challenges and build highly qualified and diverse teams to shape the future.

Our 250+ employees bring our mission to market. We span the country with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. There are three features that distinguish and differentiate us as a strong strategic partner.

Our Mission

We have conducted over 9,400 searches across the independent sector. The organizations we serve protect and advance the tenets of democracy. We are dedicated to understanding and progressing the aspirations that drive our clients’ missions.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Since our founding, IM has held a fundamental commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which continues today as the bedrock of our values and culture. Last year, 55% of our placements identified as women and 37% were people of color.


Our Relentless Pursuit of Craft and Quality

Isaacson, Miller has honed the craft of search over the past four decades and we continue to evolve and pursue excellence. We attend carefully to learning the unique strategic challenges and cultures of the organizations we serve, viewing ourselves as extensions of our clients in the marketplace. Many of our clients and past candidates see their own missions reflected in the work of the firm and become part of our vast network, assisting us generously in our quest for the finest talent in their fields.

Experience + Dedication

Evidence of Impact


Years of Experience + Results

For more than 40 years, we have developed and tested our understanding of the characteristics that define strong, visionary, inclusive, and effective leaders required to guide our clients into the future.



Our team of 250+ professionals serve mission driven organizations nationally and internationally.



Since our founding we have conducted thousands of searches across the civic sector.


Women, POC placements

In 2023, 72% of our placements identified as women or people of color.