Cindy Joyce, MA

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Pillar Search and Human Resources Consulting
Cindy Joyce is the founder of Pillar Search & HR Consulting, a boutique firm that specializes in executive search and recruiting and human resources consulting for exceptional nonprofits and mission-driven organizations. Based in Boston, Pillar is was founded in 2015 and works on the local and national level. Recent clients have included Beyond BookSmart, FAB Foundation, Jewish Vocational Services, Planned Parenthood, Reading Partners, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Uncommon Cacao, and Yestermorrow Design/Build School. Her volunteer roles have included multiple leadership roles with the Junior League of Boston, current board member of Revels, former board member of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, and former co-chair of the Financial Services Human Resources affinity group. In addition to her role with Harvard Extension School, she is an adjunct professor at Suffolk University and an instructor at eCornell, the online learning platform of Cornell University. Joyce holds an MA in organizational development from Lesley University and a BA in psychology from Regis College.


  • MA Lesley University