The Good Insight team is pleased to announce the addition of Kate Dykgraaf as our newest Director of Search.
Kate brings an extensive background in leadership development, program management, and urban development to Good Insight’s search practice. Kate is passionate about bending systems towards equity and justice through individual, organizational, and community transformation. A graduate of Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership in Leadership Coaching, Kate is pursuing credentialing from the International Coaching Federation.
Good Insight founder and CEO Carlyn Madden said the following about Kate joining the team:
“I’m thrilled to welcome Kate to the Good Insight team! Her national insights into the field of community development, paired with her experience in leadership development and coaching bring an important perspective and additional expertise to our team.”
Regarding her new role, Kate shared:
“I am thrilled to join the Good Insight team and to work with organizations in the social sector to use executive search and transition as an opportunity to advance work around justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with a group of colleagues to deepen and grow my antiracism lens and commitments and contribute to shaping the field of executive search.”
Prior to joining Good Insight, Kate served as Director of Leadership Development at the Center for Community Investment where she led the Center’s leadership development programs to create multiracial, cross-disciplinary cohorts of professionals from philanthropy, public health, government, finance, and community development.
Kate’s past roles include Deputy Director of the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities during the Obama administration. While in the federal government, she managed $30 million in federal grants. She was a 2010 Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Community Planning and Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.