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Sheryl Ash joined Isaacson, Miller in 1996 and works across the firm's education, philanthropy, arts and culture, and environmental practice areas. Having led numerous searches for presidents and deans of fine and performing arts colleges, she has built the arts education practice at the firm. In the foundation world, Sheryl has a particular depth of practice and interest in CEO-level searches for both family and community foundations. Her experience includes leadership searches for independent schools, museums, associations, and environmental organizations, as well as senior-level academic and administrative searches in many areas of the firm's higher education practice. Sheryl has a background in education prior to search work. She taught at the high school level in both public and independent schools. She was an instructor for the North Carolina Outward Bound School and also developed programs in Connecticut public schools for gifted students in the arts. Sheryl graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Cornell College with a BA in music. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.Sheryl AshVice Presidentsash@imsearch.com
Rebecca Swartz joined Isaacson, Miller in 2004. She spearheads a diverse portfolio of executive leadership searches for foundations, advocacy groups, public health and human service organizations, PreK-12 and higher education, as well as arts and cultural institutions. Rebecca also specializes in recruitment efforts for Jewish organizations. Her search work reflects her keen interest in organizational development, as well her commitment to supporting organizations serving social justice missions. Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca was a researcher at the Center for Gender in Organizations and the director of GesherCity Boston, a networking and resource program funded by Combined Jewish Philanthropies. She has also worked as a program manager for the Share Group, Inc., a professional services firm providing socially responsible organizations with consulting services and fundraising efforts. A native of Toronto, Canada, Rebecca holds an MBA from the Simmons School of Management and a BA in Politics and Women's Studies from Oberlin College.Rebecca Swartz
Matthew Tzuker joined Isaacson, Miller in 2011. His searches focus on emerging areas of higher education and civic and community-based organizations. Prior to joining the firm, Matt was an Academic Advisor at the University of Oregon and the owner of a small tutoring and college admissions advising practice. Matt taught courses and developed curriculum for an educational nonprofit in Southeast Washington, DC before joining the Northwestern University Student Affairs team in the School of Continuing Studies. Matt earned a BA in English from the University of Maryland and an MS in higher education administration and policy from Northwestern University.Matthew Tzuker