Two New Managing Directors at Diversified Search

PHILADELPHIA, April 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Search, one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced that Nalini Vasagam Perkins has joined as a Managing Director in the Washington D.C. office, and Zack Reynolds has joined as a Managing Director in the Chicago office. Perkins brings more than twenty years of experience in the recruitment of senior executives for organizations across the nonprofit, healthcare and public sectors, both domestically and internationally. Reynolds has nearly two decades of executive level search experience, with a heavy emphasis on the provider side of healthcare. Diversified is recognized for delivering the highest quality corporate Board and senior-level executive searches globally across all industry sectors.

Diversified Search Managing Director Nalini Vasagam Perkins

Diversified Search Managing Director Zack Reynolds

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Prior to joining Diversified Search, Perkins was a Managing Partner with Lochlin Partners and had previously spent more than a decade working as an Executive Director of the Nonprofit Sector at Russell Reynolds Associates. In both firms, she contributed to significant growth of the nonprofit practices with a focus on excellent client work and an ability to quickly grasp client needs and cultural fit. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, she worked as an Associate at Heidrick & Struggles. Before beginning her career in executive search, Perkins spent several years with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in both Research and Clinical roles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The Catholic University of America.

According to Dale Jones, President & Chief Executive Officer of Diversified Search, “Nalini’s expertise with nonprofit organizations will be a great asset to Diversified’s growing Non Profit Practice. She has a successful record of partnering with clients in creating new leadership roles as well as working with Boards as they go through CEO transitions.” Her clients have included global development organizations, relief agencies, foundations, social services and faith-based organizations as well as hospitals, health systems, and academic medical centers.

Reynolds previously served as a Partner at Quick Leonard Kieffer (QLK). He was one of the founding members of QLK when the firm was established in 1999. In 2004, he left to serve in a corporate Human Resources position for a Fortune 500 company, and later was a Senior Associate for Slayton Search Partners. He rejoined QLK in 2007 and had served as a Partner since 2011. Reynolds began his career in the late 1990s as a research associate with Norman Broadbent International where he was responsible for research strategy, and candidate development. He holds a BA from Canisius College and an MBA from Loyola University.

Jones stated, “Zack will make a significant contribution to our Healthcare Practice with his extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and his experience in completing senior level search assignments.” Reynolds’ clients have included large academic medical centers, small rural healthcare providers, physician groups, associations and other not-for-profit organizations.


With more than 40 years in executive search, Diversified is the largest US woman-founded and owned firm in the industry. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Diversified Search also has US offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and worldwide in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and the Americas. Diversified is the exclusive U.S. partner of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independent search firms with offices in 30 countries worldwide. For more information, please go to

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Contact: Stephen S. Morreale (215) 656-3592

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