Katie McNerney



Katie McNerney is passionate about scaling social impact by working with mission-driven organizations to recruit and onboard top leadership talent. In 2009, Katie founded LeaderFit, a national, retained executive search firm that provides an efficient and cost-effective approach to identifying, attracting, hiring, and onboarding exceptional talent for nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises. In 2014, she co-founded EdFuel, a nonprofit focused on attracting top leadership talent to serve in senior level roles in K-12 education.

In 2016, LeaderFit launched Purpose Path, an innovative career coaching program that inspires and prepares professionals to pursue leadership roles at social impact organizations. To date, more than 500 people have participated in a Purpose Path program.

Katie earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a 2019 Colorado Governors Fellow, 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar, Praxis Mentor, and volunteers regularly with Girls on the Run and Veterati.