Experienced and focused, personal attention make the difference.
Davidson Associates is a client-retained executive recruiting firm that offers small-firm attention backed by large-firm experience. By focusing our efforts on the nonprofit sector, we seek to put the most talented and most inspired candidates in roles where they can truly make an impact.
Davidson Associates approach is focused and hands-on. After gaining insight into the client organization’s vision, goals, and culture, we apply broad sector knowledge and extensive professional contacts to identify highly effective, on-target candidates.
During the process, Davidson Associates maintains close personal interaction with clients and with candidates, apprising both parties of progress. This process ensures client satisfaction and furthers a strong professional relationship between the client organization and the candidate.
In an executive recruiting career that began in the 80’s. Ms. Davidson has held Associate positions at global executive search firms Boyden International and SpencerStuart. At these two global firms, she was involved in recruiting senior leadership in the consumer, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and nonprofit sectors. She also served as Vice President of Executive Recruitment at Bank of America.
As Director of Executive Search for the Bridgespan Group, Donna was instrumental in recruiting executive directors and other key leadership positions in finance, communications, knowledge and in programmatic areas for foundations and nonprofit organizations.
As an active community volunteer, Donna serves as a youth mentor and is on the Board Development Committee of Girls Scouts of Northern California.
She holds a Master’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts from Mississippi University for Women.
Davidson Associates was founded in 1999 and is located in San Francisco, California.