Diversified Search Group/Koya Partners Adds New Leadership to Chicago Office

Diversified Search Group, which includes Koya Partners among its brands, has announced that its growing office in Chicago will be led by Managing Director Marissa Delgado, a recognized veteran in the industry. Diversified Search Group is one of the top 10 and fastest growing companies in the executive search industry.

Delgado joined Koya Partners/Diversified Search Group in 2015 and has nearly 18 years of experience in executive search. Recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business in 2021 as a “Notable Leader in HR,” Delgado brings proven expertise in mission-driven organizations on the national and global scale. Delgado has deep experience with organizations in the nonprofit, social impact, and health-related sectors, successfully placing leaders in the C-suite and on Boards.  

“Continuing to grow our impact nationally and globally requires exemplary leadership. We are thrilled that Marissa will lead our Chicago office, which has more than tripled in size over the past five years,” says Aileen K. Alexander, CEO of Diversified Search Group. “Marissa brings an innate passion for her team and a keen focus on service excellence and the long-term success of our clients.”

Over the last decade Koya Partners/Diversified Search Group has placed hundreds of high-impact leaders in the greater Chicago region. Diversified Search Group’s experts place executives and leaders in the C-suite and boardrooms. Their expertise spans industries and functions, including Nonprofit and Social Impact; Financial and Professional Services; Insurance; Healthcare; Industrial; Legal, Compliance and Government Affairs; Consumer, Media and Entertainment; and Education.

“I am honored and grateful to lead the Chicago office of Koya Partners/Diversified Search Group. I’ve been continuously inspired by the breadth and depth of our team and their collective commitment to our mission,” says Marissa Delgado. “Together, we have built a foundation of trust and effectiveness with our clients and candidates. We look forward to continuing to support the Chicago community and beyond.”

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