Recruiting exceptional leaders for mission-driven organizations.



Benjamin Tobin


Since joining Isaacson, Miller in 2011, Ben has worked on searches across multiple sectors. Representative clients include higher education institutions, foundations, and cultural organizations. Additionally, he has helped drive our firm's practice in recruiting for schools of art, architecture, and design, placing presidents, provosts, deans, and other academic and administrative leaders to institutions around the country. Ben previously served as vice president and lead consultant at Brill Neumann, an executive search consulting firm focused on recruiting leaders in higher education, academic medical centers, and research institutes. His more than 10 years in recruitment, paired with his four years as an advisor and administrator for Boston College's study abroad programs, give him additional insight into academic and administrative searches in higher education. Clients appreciate Ben's sense of humor and his commitment to learning their organization, creating an authentic partnership.




  • BA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MA, Boston College Lynch School of Education

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