Kristy Lysik

Executive Search Consultant

As a member of the Nonprofit & Philanthropic Executive Search Team, Kristy brings 20 years of industry experience to assist clients in their search for exceptional nonprofit leaders. Kristy has a deep understanding on the nonprofit landscape and the skills and passion needed to succeed in mission-driven work.

Prior to joining FGP, Kristy 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 and has been responsible for attaining sizable revenue goals ranging from $10 to $40 million. She credits her years in nonprofit development and management to becoming a trusted executive search consultant for FGP.

She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Interesting Facts:

If you could have any other fantasy career what would it be and why?

I would be a writer who covers food, drink, travel, and design. I find that when you venture out of your comfort zone, magic truly happens.

What’s your favorite travel destination, or where would you like to go?

Rome is my favorite travel destination. I find it 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 hubbub and business as usual.

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.

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