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Arlington Arts Center names next Executive Director

We are happy to share that the Board of Directors of the Arlington Arts Center (AAC) has announced the selection of Catherine Anchin as its next Executive Director following a national executive search led by Carlyn Madden and Kessa Thompson of Good Insight. She begins

HumanitiesDC seeks next Executive Director

Good Insight has been retained by HumanitiesDC (HDC) to conduct a national search for its next Executive Director. Founded in 1980, HDC has a mission to enrich the quality of life, foster intellectual stimulation, and promote cross-cultural understanding and the appreciation of local history for

5 Practices To Recruit Racially Diverse Nonprofit Leaders

Diversity is about more than just checking a box. Nonprofit leaders are reexamining how they embed their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion into their operations. Over the past few months, current and past clients have reached out to Good Insight to discuss how to

Good Insight: A Year in Review

Right before leaving my office on December 31st last year, I shook a Magic 8 ball I kept at my desk. “Will my business grow next year?” I asked it.  “Outlook Good,” it replied. While 2020 was a hard year by every definition, my family

Adapting Recruitment Strategies to COVID-19 (Part I)

Good Insight helps nonprofits recruit talented senior leaders and strengthen their boards. Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve continued to support clients to navigate subtle and significant changes to the nonprofit executive search field.   This is the first in a two-part blog series to

Board Giving Webinar featuring Thread Strategies

In late October, Good Insight hosted a free webinar on board giving with our CEO Carlyn Madden and Tracy Shaw, a Principal Consultant at Thread Strategies, a Washington, DC-based fundraising consulting firm. In their session, Carlyn and Tracy shared about developing effective board giving strategies,

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Names New Executive Director

We are delighted to share that the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation announced the selection of Thomas J. Mason Jr., PhD as its next Executive Director. He begins his new role on October 1, 2020. Thierry Porté, Chairman of the Bridging Foundation’s Board of Directors and Managing

Building Resilient Nonprofit Boards

In late July, Good Insight’s CEO, Carlyn Madden, was a featured speaker at the National Small Nonprofit Summit, a convening of mission-minded leaders from across the country. Our session, Building Resilient Boards, discussed how to build nonprofit board capacity to sustain and recover from the