Danisha Martin is an executive recruiter and trusted advisor on the firm’s retained executive search engagements. She conducts interviews with senior and executive level professionals and evaluates qualifications and “fit” with the client organizations’ needs; prepares oral and written candidate assessments, presentations and recommendations; and manages the expectations of clients and candidates to ensure successful experiences. Danisha works collaboratively with Nonprofit HR’s Executive Search practice leader on search strategy and business development initiatives.
Danisha has over seven years of experience in search, talent acquisition and human resources. Danisha has successfully managed the staffing and recruitment needs for clients ranging from small and mid-sized operations to Fortune 500 organizations in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. She is gifted in assessing talent, adept in relationship-building, and known for her professionalism and creative strategic approach.
Committed to providing relevant content to the business community, Danisha developed and hosted an online interview series devoted to the impact of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She also co-designed and facilitated a quarterly live seminar geared toward the needs of executive-level human resource professionals in career transition. She has partnered with clients such as Johns Hopkins University, National Academy of Sciences, HSC Health Care System, Amtrak and The Wills Group. Her previous employers include local recruitment firms, CitiFinancial, Pepsi Bottling Group and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
When Danisha is not on her headset recruiting advanced talent for progressive employers, she is spending time with her family at their D.C. home, volunteering her time to serve her community or doing quadruple spins on a nearby salsa dance floor.
Pronouns: She, her, hers