What sets Scott Miller Executive Search apart?

Scott Miller has built a solid reputation for delivering high-caliber candidates in an extremely efficient way. Clients have relied on his expertise and services repeatedly due to his ability to consistently deliver solid additions to their organizations in support of achieving their goals and realizing their missions. Operating with the extensive experience of a large firm and the hands-on approach of a boutique firm, Scott Miller Executive Search is a cost-effective solution to the executive search process.


Scott Miller offers an extensive network of thousands of qualified professionals given his 30-year tenure in executive search, nine of those at Korn/Ferry International as a partner.  His network is constantly being updated and expanded.

Industry Experience

Due to his background and extensive contacts, Scott Miller has developed an in-depth knowledge of today’s nonprofit and education sectors. He has become a trusted advisor to executives, as well as to clients that are focused on finding the optimal candidate.

Diversity, Equity and inclusion

During Scott Miller’s tenure in executive search, 67% of the leaders he has placed have been women, people of color, LGBT and other diverse professionals.


Each search is typically divided into the following phases:

Discovery/Needs Analysis

  • Understand the culture of client’s organization through extensive meetings/discussions with key staff members, Board members and stakeholders

  • Develop the position description


  • Identify qualified candidates through targeted research, database review, and direct sourcing with executives in the field, as well as internally generated candidates — all with a focus on diversity

  • Interview candidates to assess their strengths and limitations
    Present best-qualified candidates to client/search committee


  • Work with the client to schedule and orchestrate candidate interviews, constantly consulting with the client and candidates throughout the process

  • Narrow the diverse candidate pool from first round interviews, to second round interviews and eventually to finalists

  • Conduct reference checks on successful candidates

  • Facilitate offer, negotiation and acceptance

  • Follow up with placement and client over the course of first year for successful onboarding and transition