Elinvar is an Executive Search and Leadership Development firm located in the historic Caveness house in Raleigh, NC.
The clients we serve include foundations, nonprofits, higher education institutions, professional associations, and closely held businesses located in North Carolina and the Southeast.
Elinvar's Integrated Leadership Solutions address the full range of leadership challenges that organizations face as they grow and adapt to rapidly changing conditions.
30 YEARS in Business
Elinvar is celebrating our 30th anniversary of recruiting leaders for mission critical executive and senior leadership positions.
For the last eight years we have also provided highly credentialed experts in leadership coaching and organizational development to boards and leaders in their organizations.
Philanthropic ROUND-TABLE Series: A How to on Nonprofit Succession & Transition
We held a series of nonprofit round-table leadership discussions this spring that were very well received. Our last gathering is on May 17th and we will be discussing "Leadership Transitions for CEO's and Board Chairs." Executive Directors, CEO’s and Board leaders who want to learn from our experience in the trenches with over 50 nonprofits are invited to attend.
Topics will include the Chair/CEO relationship, executive sessions, mentoring, and Governance vs. Management roles.
This gathering will be held at Elinvar from 9:00 – 10:30 on May 17th. If you would like to attend, please:
What We Do
Elinvar works with each client to provide the appropriate leadership solution to their organization. Our Executive Search services include Retained Search as well as select components of the retained search process that augment the internal resources of your organization.
Our leadership development practice provides support for Boards and for individual leaders. Board retreats, succession planning, executive coaching and support for new leaders are all available through Elinvar.
Why We do it
Like our clients, we care deeply about making a positive difference through our work. We know the profound difference effective leaders make in the organizations they lead because we have had the privilege of witnessing their accomplishments first hand.
The boards and senior executives that engage Elinvar are courageous leaders who share our impatience to have impact and create sustainable change for the people they serve. Direct service, advocacy, funding and educating missions are all important. Building a for profit business that balances the needs of employees with the needs of customers and shareholders requires a special kind of leader. The right leader at the right time is the ingredient that creates the transformation for which all sectors are yearning.
How we serve you
No two organizations are alike; however, there are commonalities in our clients that have informed our approach to serving you. As experts in leadership, Elinvar brings an appreciation for the complexities that your organization is navigating and the many different people who may be impacted by our work with you.
With this holistic approach to our work together - either in finding a new leader, preparing for a leadership transition, or supporting your staff through change - Elinvar anticipates the unexpected and is prepared to help you through any challenges that present themselves during our work together. We have a team based service approach that is unique in our industry and embraced by Elinvar clients because we leverage all of our experience to create effective solutions.
Elinvar clients are committed to hiring leaders that reflect the diversity of the people they serve. We have purposefully and proactively developed a robust network of relationships and a deliberate process that results in slates of highly qualified diverse candidates and placements.