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Braden B.

Stamford, CT, USA
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Braden Busch is a consultative Executive Search Principal and Nonprofit Strategist primarily for nonprofit leadership roles nationwide nonprofit leadership roles at nonprofits, foundations, and educational institutions throughout the NYC Metro area, New England, the San Francisco Bay Area and the United States primarily for domestic and international nonprofit organizations. He focuses on recruitment for Executive Directors, Nonprofit CEO/COO/CFOs, Development Directors, and Nonprofit Operational Leadership. Over the past 17 years, Mr. Busch has led hundreds of searches for nonprofit organizations, foundations, higher education, the Fortune 500, and tech and startups. Braden is a passionate leader of executive search teams offering proven expertise in areas vital for success in search.

Prior to joining Scion Executive Search as Managing Partner in 2006, Braden led searches for Corestaff, AppleOne, and Waterpik Technologies in northern Colorado and enjoyed the playground of the Rockies nearby.

Braden was a Board Trustee and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Fund for Elders' Independence, a foundation to support the Center for Elders' Independence in the San Francisco East Bay for five years. He was a regular speaker at Jewish Vocational Services in San Francisco and volunteers for and supports several nonprofits including: Alameda Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive!, Coats for Kids, Amazon Watch, American Diabetes Association, Glide, Shanti, Greenpeace, ACLU, and San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. He's also been a moderator on several tech and nonprofit panels covering the topics of nonprofit organizational development, staffing strategies, executive search, fundraising, and board of director involvement.

Braden resides in the NYC Metro area and is owned by his two cats, Zebra and Zorro.


  • Business Development
  • Coaching
  • Communications
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning
  • Executive Leadership
  • Fundraising
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Photography & Video
  • Sales
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Talent Recruitment
  • Training
  • Writing


  • Animals
  • Arts & Culture
  • Civil Rights
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Justice & Legal Services
  • LGBTQ+
  • Philanthropy & Capacity Building
  • Science & Technology
  • Violence Prevention