Kathleen Yazbak

“I have never had a better search experience than with Kathleen; our working relationship throughout the process was unparalleled.”

Ron Grzywinski

Presidential Search Committee Chair and Board Member



Kathleen has a passion for finding unique C-level leaders for high-performing corporate and social sector organizations. She invests deeply to assess her clients’ strategic, talent, and stakeholder needs, and builds long-term client, candidate, and network relationships.

Little-Known Facts

  • In high school, taught skiing to individuals with development disabilities, and is committed to leveling the playing field for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds
  • Aims to formally train as a yoga teacher at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, a multi-year client of hers and Viewcrest Advisors’


  • Strategic Executive Search: twenty years’ experience partnering with boards on founder/CEO transitions, and with CEOs to build high-performing leadership teams.
  • Business Management: founder and President of Viewcrest Advisors, former partner of the Bridgespan Group.
  • Global Leadership and Cultural Competency: has worked and lived in three countries, and led searches across five continents and ten time zones.
  • Leadership Insight Development: has written dozens of articles and leader interviews.

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