Dan Nevez

Dan Nevez is Vice President of Executive Search at Campbell & Company, a national consulting firm that provides a full suite of nonprofit services: executive search, fundraising, communications, and strategic information services. Dan Nevez has over 30 years of professional experience in higher education, arts and cultural institutions, and retained executive search. Dan brings a successful track record in senior-level management and chief executive searches for mission-driven organizations, including arts and culture, educational, healthcare, and human service organizations, professional societies and associations. He has a specialty in diversity searches with an expertise in recruiting a range of senior executives of color.

As a search consultant, Dan has successfully placed more than 150 senior executives at regional and national nonprofits and associations. His significant experience partnering with CEOs and boards, along with his extensive, diverse networks, enables him to help his clients find exceptional candidates that fit their unique needs. Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Dan served as principal at a premier national executive search firm and eventually founded one of the nation’s first Latinx-owned nonprofit search firms. Prior to discovering his passion for search, Dan was a socio-economic researcher and curator at an internationally recognized research center and museum at the University of Chicago. Dan received his master’s degree and completed his doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, graduating with high honors and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

He is an active participant and frequent speaker on racial diversity and equity, philanthropy, performance metrics, and executive leadership at numerous national associations, including the Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants where he has served as an Executive Committee Member, Effective Practices Committee Co-Chair, and Membership Committee Co-Chair. At Campbell & Company, he is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Council. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his partner and husband of 24 years, Gene Kang, an Emmy award-winning regional/international television news journalist.

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