Jamie Hechinger specializes in high-profile executive searches for nonprofit organizations. Based in Washington DC, Jamie co-leads the Social Impact and Education Sector at Russell Reynolds Associates. She focuses on CEO searches for civil and human rights organizations in the global health and development, advocacy, education access and conservation spaces.   Jamie leads the global Social Justice Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates and led the launch of the firm’s global Diversity & Inclusion Sector.    In her more than 15 years with Russell Reynolds, Jamie has led hundreds of CEO searches, working with board search committees and senior management to optimize the succession planning process for CEOs and critical leadership positions.    Jamie oversees executive assessments and counsels organizations on governance and board effectiveness through times of transformation, culture change and succession. She also has significant experience working with families undergoing generational change across family offices, philanthropy and governance.     Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, Jamie served as an associate director at Atlantic Media, working across The Atlantic Monthly, National Journal and Government Executive publications. 
Jamie holds a BA in English from Duke University and completed an executive education program in Leading Professional Service Firms at Harvard Business School.
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