“Conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion have been ongoing for decades, but they’ve really reached a new level of intentionality and thought over the past year; organizations we’re working with want a rich tapestry of voices at the table.”Sally Bryant
In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Lighthouse Counsel President Jeff Jowdy talks with Sally Bryant, president and CEO of Bryant Group, an executive search and leadership consulting firm.
Jeff and Sally discuss the hiring and workplace landscape in the nonprofit world and the effects the coronavirus pandemic has had on it. Sally shares her thoughts and answers questions including:
Sally Bryant is president and CEO at Bryant Group and has 30 years of experience in advancement management, consulting and recruiting, as well as achievements from the corporate sales arena and success in other entrepreneurial activities.
Sally began her career on the advancement team at her alma mater, Washington State University, and went on to leadership positions at Providence Health in Seattle and the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. She served as the chief advancement officer at Marymount College (now Marymount California University), establishing new programs and leading the college to its highest fundraising totals ever.
In 2001, she started a fundraising consulting firm, DeChenne Company/Philanthropy Consulting, serving clients such as the University of Southern California; the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Seattle University; and others. Sally also founded three real estate development companies with a mission of acquiring and improving housing in educational communities. She also built and led a highly successful sales team in a $4 billion global company, where she recruited more than 150 people and learned some of the world’s best practices in leadership and talent development.