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GOOD IN SIGHT

Good Insight is a woman-owned executive search firm connecting nonprofits, associations, and foundations with the leaders they need to take their organization to the next level. Good Insight has been recognized as one of America’s Top 150 Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes Magazine in 2023 and 2024.

We believe in the potential for leadership transitions to advance racial, economic, and gender equality. Our engagements are grounded in our values of respect, kindness, and authenticity.

Our clients know us for being thorough, direct, and having the insight and networks they need to move their missions forward.

WHAT WE VALUE

RESPECT

KINDNESS

AUTHENTICITY

OUR TEAM

Kate Dykgraaf

Director of Search

Kate Dykgraaf joined the Good Insight team in 2022 as a Director of Search. As a member of Good Insight’s search practice, Kate leads national searches for nonprofit executives, employing an antiracist approach to talent acquisition.

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Edima Essien

Search Coordinator

Edima Essien serves as a Search Coordinator for Good Insight. She joined the team in January 2024 and supports search projects’ operations. Edima brings significant experience in project management within the nonprofit arts sector.

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Isha Hunter

Director of Search

Isha works with clients to set recruitment strategy, source qualified candidates, and design robust candidate assessment processes. Prior to joining Good Insight, Isha served as the Managing Director and Interim CEO of National Urban Fellows (NUF), a leadership accelerator program for BIPOC professionals

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Claire Huschle

Senior Consultant

Claire Huschle serves as a Senior Consultant for Good Insight, and as a member of the team since 2017. In this role she works on special projects, including leadership transitions, capacity building programs, and executive coaching.

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Erin Lau

Senior Search Associate

Erin Lau is a Senior Search Associate with Good Insight and joined the team in the fall of 2021. She provides project management for search projects and contributes to the codification of the firm’s processes and systems. Erin brings a wealth of experience in operations and project management in corporate and nonprofit settings.

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Carlyn Madden

CEO and Founder

Carlyn Madden is the founder and CEO of Good Insight, a national nonprofit executive search firm and governance consultancy. The firm’s mission is to connect good causes to great leaders and serves a range of nonprofits, associations, public agencies, universities, and social enterprises.

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Tej Pikle

Search Associate

Tej Pikle serves as a Search Associate for Good Insight. He joined the team in 2023 and supports search projects’ operations and recruitment strategies.

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Danielle Soba

Search Associate

Danielle Soba serves as a Search Associate for Good Insight. She joined the team in 2022 and supports search projects’ operations and recruitment strategies. Danielle brings significant experience in project and operations management.

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Lynne Somerman

Operations Manager

Lynne Somerman joined Good Insight in the fall of 2023. As Operations Manager, she is responsible for the firm’s financial, operational, and HR functions. Lynne brings a wealth of experience in business consulting and coaching, with a focus on women’s entrepreneurship.

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