Careers In Nonprofits Announces Plans to Acquire PNP Staffing Group

Two leading nonprofit staffing agencies announce plans to join forces to expand national presence  and executive staffing services for nonprofit organizations.  

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (August 17) Careers In Nonprofits and Professionals for Nonprofits, dba PNP  Staffing Group, will join services effective September 1. The pending transaction will enable Careers  In Nonprofits to grow their presence in New York, Washington D.C., and throughout the eastern  seaboard. PNP Staffing Group will retain its name and headquarters in New York City.

“I am proud of the pioneering role PNP has played in the nonprofit sector and am excited to see the  organization take the next leap forward. When I founded Professionals for Nonprofits (PNP) in 1996,  I envisioned a company that would enable nonprofits to recruit the experienced talent necessary to grow mission-driven organizations. Twenty-six years later, we continue to specialize in filling positions  in nonprofits that are key to performance and growth” said Gayle Brandel, CEO of PNP Staffing  Group.

Nurys Harrigan-Pedersen, Careers In Nonprofits President and Founder, has a personal history with  PNP Staffing Group—it’s where she first started her nonprofit staffing career. “PNP is a pioneer in the  sector. Over the past twenty-six years, Gayle Brandel and her team have established a proven track  record of nonprofit staffing successes. Gayle and I have a deep respect for each other and the  nonprofits we serve” says Harrigan-Pedersen.

The combined organization plans to expand their services in Executive Search, Direct Hire and Temp  Staffing exclusively for nonprofit organizations. Careers In Nonprofits is an eight-year winner of the  Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction Award and Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction Award. “We are excited to take this step forward in our strategic vision to expand our skills, capabilities and client  presence as a leading nonprofit staffing authority across the U.S.” said Doug Pedersen, CEO of  Careers In Nonprofits.


Careers In Nonprofits has served the nonprofit sector since 2006, empowering nonprofit clients to  achieve their mission by matching them with highly skilled professionals. Founder Nurys Harrigan Pedersen is a talent management and staffing expert, and author of Career Mapping for Nonprofits:  The Nonprofit Leader’s Guide to Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Top Talent, and Make Your Mark:  The Smart Nonprofit Professional’s Guide to Career Mapping for Success. The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in San Francisco and Washington D.C.

PNP  Staffing Group provides a full suite of staffing services to the nonprofit, association, and social  good sectors, specializing in filling positions that are key to the performance and growth of an  organization. PNP offers every staffing solution a nonprofit may need, from high-level Executive  Search to contract staff. The company is headquartered in New York City.

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