Qualifications and Background

Leading National Search Firm

McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. has been conducting national searches for boards of education since 1991. McPherson and Jacobson has placed over 500 superintendents and other officials in public and non-profit organizations across the United States. McPherson & Jacobson is one of the leading national superintendent search firms.

Nationwide Network of Experienced Consultants

McPherson & Jacobson has nearly 100 consultants located across the nation. Almost one-third of McPherson & Jacobson consultants are minorities or female. Our consultants have extensive backgrounds in education and public service including current and former superintendents, assistant superintendents, university professors, and school board members. Fifty-seven percent have a doctorate degree. This expertise ensures your search results in quality leadership for education excellence.

Sustainability in Leadership

Organizations using the McPherson & Jacobson protocol have enjoyed sustainability of leadership.

Over the last five years, almost 80 percent of administrators are in the position for which they were hired. Almost sixty percent of administrators are still in the position for which they were hired within the past ten years. Almost half of the administrators selected by governing boards within the past 15 years are in the position for which they were hired.

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