Joan Schlachter Interview
An interview with Joan Schlachter, BoardWalk Senior Associate and Winner of the 2013 AESC Award for Excellence and Professionalism in Research
During its annual Research Associates Summit, BoardWalk Senior Associate Joan Schlachter received the 2013 Award for Excellence and Professionalism in Research by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
is the worldwide professional association for the retained executive search and leadership consulting industry.
was the first award recipient in AESCâ€™s history to represent executive recruitment in the nonprofit industry.
Schlachterâ€™s superior knowledge of executive search, combined with her natural talent assessment instincts, rigorous targeting skills and tenacious commitment to excellence make Joan
a superb researcher,â€ said Peter M. Felix, CBE, and AESC President.
A 20+ year executive search professional, Joan has worked as a senior associate with Heidrick & Struggles, Diversified Search and Paul Ray & Co.
has led the BoardWalk search team as senior associate since 2007.
Joanâ€™s industry sector expertise includes nonprofit, healthcare and higher education.
Below is an exclusive interview with Joan
on the role of a researcher, the complexity of the search process, and what she
loves most about her