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GOOD IN SIGHT

Good Insight is a women-owned executive search firm connect nonprofits, associations, and funds with the leaders they need to take their organization to the next level.

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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Isha Haley

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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Erin Lau

Search Associate

Erin Lau is a passionate professional with 4 years of experience in operations and project management. She most recently served as Community Manager for a nonprofit called Envelop in San Francisco, where she zeroed in on her interest and dedication to the social sector. 

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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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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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Kessa R. Thompson

Director of Talent

Kessa R. Thompson joined Good Insight in the fall of 2020. In the role of Director of Talent, she designs comprehensive recruitment strategies to attract a diverse pool of talented applicants for every executive search client.

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CONSULTANTS & ADVISORS

Ginna Goodenow-Schirf

Senior Consultant

Ginna Goodenow-Schirf joined as a Senior Consultant in Good Insight’s executive search practice in early 2021. In this role, she leads client engagements that plan leadership transitions and recruit qualified executives to meet their needs.

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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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Rumbidzai Mufuka, Ph.D

Consultant

Rumbi is a Certified Change Management Professional and has over ten years of strategic consulting experience in both the private and public sector. Rumbi brings a unique perspective to interpersonal and organizational solutions for meaningful and lasting change.

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Janice Simsohn Shaw

Consultant

Janice Simsohn Shaw is an adept, high-energy facilitator with 20+ years of experience helping foundation and social change leaders to be better partners, listeners, and givers. She is a passionate and vocal advocate for the power of communal learning and action, helping teams gain greater alignment, clarity, and meaning in their work together.

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