About

Harris Rand Lusk (HRL) is a retained executive search firm in the heart of New York City. We are a national specialty practice dedicated to nonprofit and public service organizations. Our firm is comprised of consultants with decades of experience in nonprofit administration and government, and we have successfully completed hundreds of searches.

Our goal is to advance nonprofit causes by guiding organizations through their most important undertaking: finding the best leadership possible to drive their mission forward.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action search firm and are proud of our successes in placing women and minority candidates in leadership positions.


  • Clients

    32BJ Benefit Funds
    42nd Street Development Corp
    9/11 Tribute Center
    ABC-NACO OUT OF BUSINESS 2002
    ABNY (Association for a Better New York)
    Accenture
    ACLD (Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc.)
    Actors' Equity Association
    Alliance for Downtown New York
    Alliance for the Arts
    Amber Charter School
    AMDeC
    American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS)
    American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
    Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation)
    Animal Rescue Fund
    Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide)
    ASPCA
    Association for Metroarea Autistic Children, Inc. (AMAC)
    Association of New York Catholic Homes
    Baby Buggy
    Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
    BCNY (The Boys' Club of New York)
    BCS (Brooklyn Community Services)
    Beginning with Children
    Bideawee
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City
    Birch Family Services
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    BritishAmerican Business
    Bronx Charter School for Excellence
    BronxWorks
    Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging
    Brooklyn Public Library
    Building Excellent Schools (BES)
    CAMBA
    Camp Oakhurst
    Campaign for Fiscal Equity
    Camphill Foundation
    Capital District Transportation Authority
    Capital Metro (Austin)
    CDI (Comprehensive Development, Inc.)
    Center for NYC Neighborhoods
    Central Florida Expressway Authority
    Central Ohio Transit Authority
    Child Mind Institute
    Childbirth Connection
    Childcare Learning Centers (CLC)
    Children's Aid Society
    Citizens Committee for New York City
    City of Los Angeles, California
    City of New York (various departments)
    City of Newark, New Jersey
    City Parks Foundation
    Civic Builders
    CMOM (Children’s Museum of Manhattan)
    College Board
    Columbia University
    Community Environmental Center
    Community Transit
    Comunilife
    Congregation Beth Elohim (CBE)
    Council for Airport Opportunity
    Creative Arts Team (CAT)
    David Lynch Foundation
    Delaware Department of Transportation (DeIDOT)
    Des Moines Area Transit Authority
    DMJM Harris - acquired by aecom 2006
    Earthtech Engineering - acquired by aecom 2008
    Educational Alliance
    Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families
    Family Planning Advocates of New York State
    Farm Sanctuary
    Fedcap
    Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA)
    FEGS Health and Human Services
    Found Animals
    Friends of Hudson River Park
    Fund for Public Schools
    George Jackson Academy
    Georgetown University
    Goddard Riverside Community Center
    Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District
    Governor's Island Alliance
    Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement
    Habitat For Humanity - New York City
    Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
    Harlem Day Charter School
    Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC)
    HNTB Corporation
    Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)
    Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
    Hudson Square Connection
    Hunter College
    INCLUDEnyc
    International House of New York
    International Leadership Charter High School (ILCHS)
    Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC)
    James Lenox House Association, Inc.
    JC Deceaux North America
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    LaGuardia Community College
    Lantern Community Services
    Learning Leaders
    Literacy Partners
    Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
    Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
    Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)
    LTK Engineering
    Madison Square Park Conservancy
    Maimonides Medical Center
    March of Dimes
    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
    MCNY (Metropolitan College of New York)
    Memphis Jewish Community Center (MJCC)
    Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC)
    Mercy Home for Children
    Met Council
    Metro Transit (St. Louis)
    Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
    Minds Matter of New York City
    MTA Metro-North Railroad
    MTA New York City Transit
    Museum of the City of New York
    Nashville MTA
    National Jazz Museum in Harlem
    National Kidney Foundation
    National Park Service
    National Urban Fellows
    New Haven Public Schools
    New York Cares
    New York City Charter School Center
    New York City Department of Education (DOE)
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH)
    New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC)
    New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
    New York Common Pantry
    New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
    New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV)
    New York Liquidation Bureau (NYLB)
    New York Memory Center
    New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth)
    New Yorkers for Parks (NY4P)
    New-York Historical Society
    NJ TRANSIT
    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC)
    Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF)
    Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW)
    Northern Indiana Commuter Tranportation District (NICTD)
    NYU School of Law
    Pace University
    Partnership for Children's Rights (PFCR)
    Partnership for New York City
    Phipps Community Development Corporation
    Phipps Houses/Phipps Neighborhoods
    Police Athletic League (PAL)
    Princeton-Blairstown Center
    Project Renewal
    Public Health Solutions
    Public Prep - Girls Prep
    Publicolor
    Queens Library
    Rainforest Alliance
    Raytheon Engineers & Constructors (now Washington Group International)
    REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York)
    Regional Transit (Sacramento)
    Robin Hood
    Rockefeller Brothers Fund
    Rose Associates
    Safe Space
    Salvadori Center
    San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (MUNI)
    Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
    Say Yes to Education
    SCO Family of Services
    Seedco
    SH&E (now ICF International)
    Siemens Mobility
    Single Stop
    Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
    Sotheby's Institute of Art
    Sound Transit (Seattle)
    Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
    Spence-Chapin
    SPX Genfare
    St. Louis Jewish Community Center (the J)
    Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.
    Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation
    StoryCorps
    STV
    Suffolk County, NY
    Surprise Lake Camp
    TASC (The After-School Corporation)
    Teatown Lake Reservation
    The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
    The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
    The Battery Conservancy
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
    The Center for Arts Education
    The Child Center of NY
    The City University of New York (CUNY)
    The Doe Fund
    The Jewish Board (JBFCS)
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS)
    The Nature Conservancy
    The New Victory Theater at the New 42nd Street
    The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
    The New York Community Trust (NYCT)
    The Partnership for Inner-City Education (The Partnership)
    The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
    The Presidio Trust
    The September 11th Fund
    The Trust for Public Land
    The Urban Assembly
    The Wallace Foundation
    The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States
    The Writing Revolution
    Triangle Transit
    Union Health Center
    Union Square Partnership
    Union Switch & Signal (now Ansaldo STS USA)
    United Hospital Fund
    United Way of New York City (UWNYC)
    Wall Street Rising
    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)
    Waterfront Alliance
    Waterside Plaza
    West End Day School
    Westchester Italian Cultural Center (WICC)
    Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)
    Worldfund
    Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE)
    Yonkers Public Schools
    Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN)
    122 East 42nd Street, Suite 3605, New York, NY 10168