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Kristy Lysik

Kristy Lysik

Executive Search Consultant, Non-Profit Services

With over 18 years of non-profit experience, Kristy Lysik is thrilled to join the FGP Executive Search Team. She understands the non-profit landscape and the skills and passion needed to succeed in mission-driven work. 

Kristy has worked in local development roles and national leadership positions most notably for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and March of Dimes. Over the course of her career, she has developed and implemented national fundraising strategies, coached staff across the country to achieve their goals and objectives, and has been responsible for attaining sizable revenue goals ranging from $10 million to $40 million. She credits her years in non-profit development and management to becoming a trusted executive search consultant for non-profits.

She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Kristy has recently moved from New York City and resides in Charleston, SC with her husband, Jeremy, and two young children.

Fun Facts:

What’s your favorite travel destination, or where would you like to go?  ROME! It was amazing to be standing in the ruins of what used to be the epicenter of the world 2,000 years ago, and then looking across the street to see modern day business as usual. 

If you could have any other fantasy career what would it be and why? Travel and food writer. I’d travel the world tasting new dishes and cocktails, reviewing art and design, talking to chefs and artists about their inspiration and then finding eclectic and retro little cafes to write.

What is your proudest accomplishment? Giving birth to two healthy and beautiful babies.

What was your first job?  When I was 10 years old, I shared a paper route with my sister. Dad ensured we were up before the sun to deliver the Sunday Times.