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INFORMED. IN-DEPTH.

INFORMED. IN-DEPTH.

EXPERTS

Tuft: A nationwide network, proven process, custom strategy. We’re with you at every step, finding the best candidate to be your next CEO, Executive Director, Dean, and more.

CONNECTED. DEDICATED.

CONNECTED. DEDICATED.

INSIDERS

Tuft: A team of former CEOs and EVPs with far-reaching leadership expertise and management intelligence. We know who—and what—matters for success.

COLLABORATIVE. STRATEGIC.

COLLABORATIVE. STRATEGIC.

PARTNERS

Tuft: Since 1988, our portfolio of executive searches in five practice areas has served 270 organizations, including 103 repeat clients, who value us as colleagues and collaborators.

PRACTICE AREAS

WHO WE SERVE

PROFESSIONAL & TRADE
ASSOCIATIONS & SOCIETIES

Tuft recruits candidates grounded in essentials, geared for innovation, and dedicated to advancing your member-centric mission.

HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATIONS
& SOCIETIES

Tuft identifies top-tier leaders who excel in achieving member and strategic goals in a complex healthcare environment.

UNIVERSITIES & ACADEMIC
HEALTH CENTERS

Tuft offers unmatched access to highly regarded educators and administrators with the charisma and vision to lead dynamic academic settings.

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Tuft connects to leaders who are mission-focused and results-oriented to ensure meaningful service and strategic success.

FOUNDATIONS & FUNDRAISING

Tuft pinpoints professionals with the drive and dedication to excel in fundraising and stewardship.

Time Tested

Why Choose Us?

Tuft has completed more than 500 searches for key leadership positions, achieving outstanding client satisfaction nationwide.

140

Chief Executive Officer

331

Senior & Middle Managment

68

Academic Administrators

PROFESSIONAL TEAM

WHO WE ARE

Tuft's premier search consultants are drawn from top career leadership positions in associations, healthcare, and nonprofits. Our associates offer rare insider experience and an extensive network of professional contacts.

OUR COMMITMENT

FOSTERING DIVERSITY

Throughout our searches and work with client organizations, we remain dedicated to all-encompassing diversity by ensuring appropriate representation of all minorities, including race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic group, and disability. Our firm is currently staffed by all women associates who have been organizational leaders and executives committed to fostering the richness of diversity in the workplace.

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AMERICA’S BEST

LEADERS WE PLACE

We don’t just fill positions, we match your organization with high-profile candidates: strategists, visionaries, and achievers. Here are just some of the leaders we’ve been proud to place.

WE ARE READY

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POSITIVE. SATISFIED.

OUR CLIENTS

Preeminent nonprofit, healthcare, and academic organizations nationwide regard Tuft & Associates as a valued executive search partner—and their choice for repeat engagements.

Partnering with Tuft & Associates provides additional assurances to both the organization and the candidate for brokering the ultimate win/win situation.
R. BARKLEY PAYNE

R. BARKLEY PAYNE

Executive Director, American Medical Association Foundation
Tuft & Associates really understands your business because they’ve had the experience running organizations. They really are different from many other firms.
SIMONE MITCHELL-PETERSON

SIMONE MITCHELL-PETERSON

CEO, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Chicago Chapter
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