Museum Search & Reference, Marilyn Hoffman’s firm, offers “the best of both worlds.”

  • Experience with Executive Transitions, Executive Search, Human Resources, and Reference Checks
  • The expertise and networks of a successful Museum Director
  • 25 years of Museum experience
  • 18 years as an Art-Museum Director
  • 12 years of Executive-Search experience as Museum Search & Reference
  • Innovative New Services

Searches for

  • Executive Directors/Presidents/CEOs
  • Curators/Chief Curators
  • Education Directors
  • Deputy Directors/COOs

Serving you better

  • Excellent, prompt, customized service
  • Mission-driven — bringing energy, caring, and humor to your search
  • Expertise and up-to-date practices:
    • Certified in Executive Transitions Management and Nonprofit Consulting by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, San Francisco.
    • On the selective consultant rosters of Third Sector New England, the Support Center for Nonprofit Management in New York, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and other funders.
  • More nimble and flexible than the large firms
  • Results exceed the high expectations of boards and directors
  • Low overhead, excellent value

Meeting the CLIENT’S needs and
Representing YOUR institution:

  • Recruiting the best-possible field of candidates for your specific needs
  • Putting our museum contacts and networks to work for YOU
  • A go-between to your candidates, but working for YOU
  • No obligation to get any individual a job
  • A rich database of 5,000 names, but not limited to a generic roster of candidates
  • Fresh recruiting each time for YOUR needs