Executive Transition Consultant

Consultant Details:

Contact: Elsa Rios, Principal and Founder
Name of Firm: Strategies for Social Change
Language Spoken: English, Spanish
Website/LinkedIn URL: www.strategiesforsocialchange.com

Consultant Expertise

Program Areas

Legal Structure of Organization:

Limited Liability Company

Year Practice Founded:

21 years

Number of Individuals in Firm:

6 Core Group and Affiliates

Names and Titles of Individuals in Firm:

Elsa Rios
Principal and Founder

Names and Titles of Individuals in Firm:

Elsa Rios
Principal and Founder

Firm or Consultant Address:

20208 38th Avenue

RFQ Contact Name:

Elsa Rios

RFQ Contact Phone:


Geographic area currently served by firm (select all that apply):

Los Angeles, California, USA, International

How would you describe the range of diversity reflected in your firm’s consultants and leadership (or self, if sole practitioner)?

Please describe your mission, values, and approach:

What expertise or perspective do you bring to organizations looking to ground their collaboration practices in values of diversity, equity, and inclusion?

Please describe your ideal engagement. Feel free to include issue area and scope of project:

How many executive-transition related projects have you or your firm been involved with?

Please describe your fee structure:

What percentage of your clients are within the nonprofit sector?

Are you open to remote engagements?


Briefly name and describe 1-3 examples of executive transitions with which you have been involved as a consultant (please prioritize NSI-funded and/or LA-based organizations).

Add any other information you feel would aid in understanding the value you or your consulting firm can bring to an organization preparing for or implementing an executive transition:

Please list up to 5 Consultants from your firm

Do you always conduct an organizational assessment as a part of your scope of work?

How (or do) you involve senior staff and other stakeholders in the process

Prior to narrowing the pool of candidates for a client, do you make it a practice to share the full list of applicants with the client?

Do you identify/place interim executives?

Do you have a minimum fee?

What percentage of your searches are for LA-based organizations?

What is your track record of placing BIPOC candidates?

Do you have a guarantee policy or an “off-limits” policy?