Senior Vice President
Jill Lasman is a key force in setting the LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES standard for executive search. A well-known and respected national development search executive, Jill has placed senior leaders and their teams in many major education, healthcare and science, arts and culture, advocacy and mission-driven institutions since joining the firm in 1998.
In the area of advancement leadership, Jill has conducted successful chief development officer searches for such esteemed clients as Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Agnes Scott College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Chicago Law School, University of Michigan, The Chicago Symphony and Greater New York American Red Cross.
Jill has also been instrumental in placing multiple high-level candidates in prestigious Ivy League and elite colleges such as Columbia University, Princeton University, Harvard University, Georgetown University, and The College of William & Mary, to name a few. At North Dakota State University she placed the President/CEO of the NDSU Development Foundation, and also filled the prestigious position of Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations and Chief Executive Officer of the Penn State Alumni Association. In addition, Jill has proven her ability to find the most qualified individuals for such diverse organizations as American Technion Society, where she placed the Senior Vice President, Campaign; the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she successfully completed the Deputy Vice Dean for External Relations search; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where Jill placed the Executive Director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation/Senior Associate Dean.
A skilled interviewer, Jill also specializes in building teams. She led the recruiting efforts at Carnegie Mellon University, filling 30 positions over the course of three years. She also served as team leader and primary recruiter for 29 of the 44 searches LLLS completed for the University of Rochester, including the positions of Senior Associate Vice President of Advancement, Associate Vice President of Advancement and Associate Vice President of Capital and Special Projects. At Emory University, Jill has led searches for senior management at two of its schools along with two university-wide Associate Vice President for Development positions.
Beyond her recruitment responsibilities, Jill manages the entire Search Director team at LLLS. Her exceptional mentoring skills and best practice knowledge help to ensure that every LLLS search is of the highest quality.
Prior to joining LLLS, Jill worked for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations in the areas of recruitment, training and database administration. She is a cum laude graduate of UCLA.
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