NonProfit+

Faithful Talent Solutions for Organizations on a Mission

Our Nonprofit+ team is the executive networking resource for faith-based nonprofits, ministries, churches, K-12 academic institutions, and other organizations seeking mission-focused senior leaders. Our consultants bring 60+ years of executive search experience to clients who are drawn to our commitment to delivering candidates with equal parts proven leadership experience and deep alignment with organizational mission, values, and culture.

From small, niche marketplace operations to national category leaders, domestic nonprofits to global ministries, our team of nonprofit experts serve the complete spectrum of mission-focused organizations that value leadership with strong spiritual values. Our network stretches across the U.S. and into many other countries, uniquely equipping our Nonprofit+ team to help your business, ministry, or organization find the very best match for your needs.

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NonProfit+ Nonprofits

NONPROFITS

Nonprofit leadership must be able to serve the mission of the organization while leading their business into the future.

NonProfit+ Churches

CHURCHES

Successful churches need visionary leaders that can build the organization according to their biblical vision.

NonProfit+ K12

K-12 ACADEMICS

K-12 academics need leaders that understand the unique needs of the school, students, faculty, and staff.

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Our executive search consultants aren’t head hunters who focus solely on placing candidates. Our team brings years of nonprofit experience that covers charitable organizations, ministries, K-12 schools, and churches, so we know your business and the types of leadership you need.

In addition to our experience in your industry, we excel at finding and securing the right leadership for your faith-based organization.

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Our NonProfit+ Team

We’ve been a leader in the faith-based executive search space for the last 15 years and that is directly attributable to our people and our faith. We don’t believe in hiring search consultants and teaching them your industry. We believe in hiring experienced professionals from your industry and teaching them executive search.

Our NonProfit+ team has decades of combined experience serving the world through ministry and charitable organizations and deep experience identifying elite leaders best suited for mission-focused organizations.

Zandra Bishop

Za'ndra Bishop

Senior Vice President, NonProfit+

Za’ndra Bishop is a solutions-oriented HR and business strategy professional and leader with more than 15 years of business operations management, program development, internal consulting, and non-profit management in multi-cultural settings. Prior to starting her own business in 2019, Za’ndra’s work experience included a variety of senior leadership positions. Her main role responsibilities included developing and facilitating leadership programs; directing and leading various functional teams ---sales, recruitment, business development, and marketing; leading succession, strategy, and change management taskforces; and creating volunteer infrastructures and management systems within the non-profit sector. Additionally, in 2019, she joined FSP Leaders as a consultant to serve a variety of national and international clients.

Za’ndra has a deep understanding of leading and training remote cross-cultural and functional teams and taskforces to meet professional and organizational goals. She has extensive knowledge and background to adapt her agile and empathic leadership and management coaching style for her staff and volunteers, which increased productivity, engagement, and met organizational objectives. With the ability to lead and communicate with empathy, she delivers services and builds volunteers and staff to achieve and serve in the way they desire to maximize their potential. She also serves as a professor teaching courses in business and human resources.

Za’ndra received her BA in psychology, earned Masters in Business Management and Human Resources Management. She also secured her Doctorate in Business Management and Organizational Leadership. Certified in volunteer administration and online teaching in higher education. On a personal note, she enjoys serving as an Awanas leader, coaching at the YMCA, volunteering at the library at her church, and volunteering as a digital outreach volunteer with Focus on the Family organization. Za’ndra resides in Houston, Texas with her family.

Bryan Fowler

Bryan Fowler

Senior Vice President

As an experienced executive and board member in nonprofit, secondary education, and healthcare, with elite level leadership and technology deployment, Bryan brings over 24 years of deep success implementing cultural, operational, and leadership structures in organizations experiencing a high level of change.

During the past two and a half decades, Bryan has served in organizations as a CEO, CIO, COO, and CTO and was able to help lead and develop new divisions at Arthur Andersen, ADS Consulting, Grant Thornton, Protiviti, KMBS, the United Methodist Church, and Methodist Healthcare/Memphis. He currently serves as SVP in FaithSearch’s Mission Enterprise Division as well as in the rest of the firm. He also is currently CEO for Truitt Consulting Group, an executive advisory and marketing firm with multiple brands.

Bryan is primarily known for trademark achievement in leadership and operational analysis, anticipating change, and applying creative solutions through leadership. Bryan holds an M.B.A. from Mississippi State University and a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He serves on the four nonprofit Board of Directors including the Technology Association of Georgia’s Health Society, Honduras Outreach Incorporated (HOI), Grace Village and Kennesaw State University’s Masters of Health Management and Informatics Program.

Laura Weaver

Laura Weaver

Vice President, NonProfit+

Laura Weaver brings many years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition to the team. She joined Halftime Talent Solutions in 2014 as a senior search consultant and will continue her search leadership with FaithSearch Partners as Vice President, Mission Enterprise Division.

Laura’s career began in New York, where she managed recruiting and training for various institutional trading divisions of Lehman Brothers over an eight-year period. She later moved to Dallas and started her own business, which focused on contingency and retained searches for mid- to senior-level positions.

Laura then worked with a talented team of professionals at Dean Foods, where they built out strong capabilities in Talent Management. She was responsible for searches across the organization in departments including Finance, Tax, Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Legal, Marketing, Procurement and IT. She moved to the company’s new state-of-the-art plant in 2012 with responsibility for fast-paced recruiting to ensure the success of new lines being added to the business.

For the past three years, Laura has worked with children’s homes in Southeast Asia and looks forward to seeing how these children will continue growing with a Kingdom-focused purpose. Laura graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Laura and her husband, Ed, live in Dallas.

Diane McGrath

Diane McGrath

Vice President

Diane’s role with FaithSearch Partners is Consultant, assisting in sourcing and executive placement processes. Diane’s career has included corporate training and development as well as leadership and talent consulting, working with global healthcare, high tech and energy firms in business development and consulting roles.

Diane served as Principal Consultant with Korn/Ferry Leadership & Talent Consulting where she partnered with clients to develop global talent solutions to select and develop effective leaders. Moving from the corporate marketplace in 2015, Diane felt called to work in a faith-based non-profit ministry, joining the Halftime Institute as Admissions Manager and Fellows Concierge.

Diane received a B.A. degree in Spanish and Marketing from Texas Tech University and is located in Dallas, TX.

Cindi Haworth

Cindi Haworth

Research Manager, NonProfit

Cindi Haworth joined FaithSearch Partners in 2020. In the role of Research Manager, Mission Enterprise Division, she supports the Mission Enterprise team in their searches, as well as being available to help any of the FaithSearch Partners divisions. When researching, she uses an assortment of resources, both internal and external to the firm to get the best results possible.

Cindi has prior experience as a program coordinator where she was involved in researching churches, managing and supporting several programs, customer service, and event planning.

Cindi holds a bachelor's degree in graphic design from the University of North Texas. She lives with her husband in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

David Walters

David Walters

Search Consultant

David Walters joined the FaithSearch team as a search consultant in 2021 while also serving as senior pastor of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, GA. While continuing in his pastoral role, Walters supports FaithSearch with nonprofit and ministry-based searches.

Walters has led the 5,000+ member congregation in Alpharetta since 2019. Prior to taking on that leadership role, Walters worked as a student pastor for 7 years while pursuing his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology. He graduated from seminary in 2002 and began serving at Snellville United Methodist Church as associate pastor.

In 2006, he started The Vine Church in Braselton, GA, which has added another campus in Flowery Branch, GA and an extensive online following.
The Lawrenceville, GA native was called into ministry at the age of 18. David and his wife Elizabeth (Liz) have four children, Laney, Brayden, Carley, and Cade.

Mike Tucker

Mike Tucker

Search Consultant

Mike Tucker joined FaithSearch Partners in late 2021 as a search consultant focused on nonprofit and ministry-based searches. He came to FaithSearch after 16 years as the Speaker/Director of Faith for Today, the longest continuously broadcast religious television program in the world (and second longest-running TV program, period, behind only Meet the Press).

In addition to his role as a search consultant, Tucker has served as a volunteer pastor at Canyon Creek Project church in Richardson, TX for the last four years. Prior to his tenure at Faith for Today, he spent 17 years as senior pastor of Arlington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Arlington, TX.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, Religion, and History from Southwestern Adventist University and his Master’s in Counseling from Andrews University. Based in the Dallas-Forth Worth area, He’s an accomplished author and continues to be a highly sought-after speaker for churches, special events, and marriage seminars.

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