Elinvar is an Executive Search and Leadership Development firm located in the historic Caveness house in Raleigh, NC. Our focus is working with the boards of organizations that are focused on community development with three primary areas of expertise - economic development, education and health.
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. Elinvar's approach to search includes support for the entire leadership transition. The outcomes of our work can be seen in the transformations that occur and the resulting amplification of the impact our clients are achieving.
Diversity, equity and Inclusion
Our search process is designed to uncover existing diverse candidates in any talent pool. In addition to looking for diverse candidates with traditional backgrounds, we also identify candidates with relevant, transferable experience. Because we are actively engaged in networks and organizations that represent diverse groups, we are able to connect with our candidates in an authentic and effective manner.
Our results speak for themselves. All of our clients have highly qualified diverse candidates to interview and consider. More importantly, 33% of our placements are leaders who are people of color or from the LGBTQ community. When female placements are included in this calculation our diverse placement percent is 76%,
30+ YEARS in Business
Elinvar celebrated our 30th anniversary of recruiting leaders for mission critical executive and senior leadership positions in 2017. We are excited to continue our work 2018 and are proud of the impact the leaders our clients have hired are having on North Carolina and our communities.
For the last ten years we have also provided highly credentialed experts in leadership coaching and organizational development to boards and leaders in their organizations.
Featured Leadership Opportunities
Elinvar has been retained for the below search and we invite you to click on the link to go to the full position description and instructions for applying.
Freedom School Partners, Charlotte, NC,
Executive Director Search has launched! Please follow the below link for details:
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, strategic planning, board development, 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 and the communities they serve 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 developing your board - 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.