Nonprofit Partner

Chris Spagnola, CPC

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About Chris Spagnola, CPC

Chris Spagnola recruits nonprofit professionals nationwide, specializing in attracting top-caliber executive leadership and development talent for her clients. 

Prior to joining the ThinkingAhead Nonprofit practice in 2011, Chris spent twelve years recruiting in-house for ThinkingAhead and its sister company, Great American Opportunities, Inc.  She graduated with honors from Hillsdale College with a B.A. in Mathematics and French, and is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC).

Chris currently serves on the Board for CTK Cares.  She and her husband, Joe, have two children and live near Nashville, Tennessee.  When she’s not connecting talented nonprofit professionals with exceptional mission-driven organizations, you can find her cheering at her kids’ sports functions, volunteering with local children-focused organizations and church, cooking or traveling.

“I was recruited by Chris and her team to a nonprofit leadership role and then I had the pleasure of working with her team as a client when we began a talent search. She and her team far exceeded our expectations and delivered everything we expected in a very short amount of time despite the unusual circumstance of the pandemic. We could not have been better served in terms of helping us attract and hire great talent.”

Client Testimonial

Environmental Conservation
Animal & Wildlife Conservation
Religious Organizations
Arts & Culture
Social Services
Health & Human Services

Skill Sets
Executive and Senior Leadership
Programmatic Leadership
Marketing & Communications