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Claire Hennessey

Managing Associate

Claire Hennessey

Claire Hennessey focuses on senior and executive-level searches across higher education, arts and culture, architecture + design, and philanthropy. She is guided by the power of mission-driven leaders to make a positive difference in an increasingly diverse, intersectional, and fast-changing world. Claire develops deep relationships with clients and candidates who appreciate her strategic problem-solving skills, seasoned judgment, expert process management, and commitment to organizational mission and values. 

Prior to joining Isaacson, Miller in 2019, Claire served as Director of Foundation Relations and then as Program Director for Strategic Planning in the Office of the Provost at Emory University. She also worked as a Senior Campaign Manager at Coxe Curry & Associates, a boutique nonprofit fundraising consulting firm in Atlanta. Outside of Isaacson, Miller, Claire is an avid museum goer and traveler and is an active volunteer with several nonprofits that focus on reproductive health equity.

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