Jessica Shatzel

Senior Director

Head of Talent Management

About Jessica

As Senior Director and Head of Talent Management, Jessica partners with clients on executive search, recruitment, outsourced human resources, and DEI strategy tailored to the nonprofit sector. She is committed to collaborating with clients to create talent acquisition and human resources processes that are effective, equitable, and true to culture for each of our nonprofit partners. With a decade of experience supporting nonprofit organizations, Jessica leverages a keen understanding of the industry’s most pressing challenges and needs to identify, recruit, retain and develop top talent to move missions forward. Jessica is a Certified Diversity Recruiter and holds a Diversity & Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University.

Prior to coming to Orr Group, Jessica was the Executive Search Manager at Development Resources, Inc. Jessica began her career in nonprofit fundraising, managing events for the American Cancer Society and National Kidney Foundation before leading audience and speaker development for The Washington Post’s live editorial events.

Selected Recent Partners:
  • Center for American Progress
  • DC College Access Program
  • Obama Foundation
  • Prosperity Now
  • Shakespeare Theatre Company
  • Trees for the Future
  • World Resource Institute
When I’m not working…

I’m hiking or catching up on a good book.

Favorite Book Genre

Literary Fiction

Recent Publications