Alicia H. Yamada • Senior Associate
Alicia Yamada has 14 years of broad nonprofit recruiting experience. She joined Kittleman & Associates in 2000 as an administrative assistant and has since expanded her responsibilities to the Senior Associate level which includes directing the strategies for and management of candidate identification and development. She has worked extensively with mission-driven client organizations in such sectors as education, the arts and culture, healthcare, professional associations, grant-making, animal welfare, human services and conservation and environmental.
Prior to joining to Kittleman, she worked as a law receptionist at the law offices of Bockelie, Halliday, Woodhead, Knauer, Minas & Snow. In 1997 she accepted a White House internship position under the Clinton Administration where she worked for Thurgood Marshall, Jr., then Assistant to the President and Secretary in the Cabinet Affairs Office.
She received a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in the areas of political science and organizational behavior. Alicia has served in volunteer leadership positions for the Japanese American Citizens League on both the local and national level.