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The Source for Service Excellence Leadership

Recent Successes

Paul Levengood named President of the George C. Marshall Foundation

Walter Caffey named Vice President for Enrollment at Wheaton College

Colleen Penhall named Associate Vice Chancellor for University Communications and Chief Communications Officer at UNC Charlotte

SPA Partners Attend 2019 ACE Conference; Shelly Storbeck Speaks on Women’s Leadership Initiatives


Our focus on a nuanced understanding of your goals leads to a search built with care and focus.

How We Work


Excellence in search secures leaders from diverse backgrounds who are ready to make a lasting impact.

Impact Stories


Our passion for the education and nonprofit sectors has made us experts with a difference.

Our Team

Clients Return to Us Again and Again Because Their Success Is Our Priority

One goal is fundamental to our close working relationships with clients: identifying exceptional candidates with the blend of knowledge, talents, style, and vision to thrive at specific places in specific roles.

Recent Successes

Whom We Serve

We believe in the power of colleges, universities, independent schools, and nonprofits to inform, question, discover, and inspire. Our deep relationships with our clients across these sectors remind us daily of the value of great leadership.

Client List