Search Expertise

Our consultants have extensive experience and have conducted hundreds of successful searches as consultants and practitioners for public and private colleges and universities and associations nationwide.  Our expertise includes having authored one of the leading publications on the search committee process, and having trained over 1000 HR professionals on the art of conducting searches in higher education.  Let us use our experience and expert model for conducting searches to help you find the very best leaders for your institution.

Our Consultants

We retain a network of seasoned professionals with experience in higher education, associations, and other mission driven organizations.  Our team includes professionals who have accomplished the following:

  • Author of an award-winning book on the search process
  • Former Chief Human Resource Officer with a top 50 research university
  • Managing Partner of an Executive Recruiting Firm
  • Consultant with over 20 years of experience in executive selection
  • Chief HR officer of 4 colleges and universities
  • Trainer of over 1000 human resource officers on the search process

Together we have conducted hundreds of searches for colleges, universities, community colleges, associations, and other diverse organizations.  Let us put our experience to work for you.


We retain a network of partner firms, such as psychologists, researchers, advertising agencies, investigative services, applicant tracking companies, and other firms who provide unique capabilities to complement our resources.  We also partner with specialty executive recruiters on an as needed basis who can bring to bear particular expertise in areas we have less experience such as healthcare, for-profit companies, or  museums.   All-in-all, we provide you access to every conceivable resource related to recruiting, selection, placement, and performance for senior professionals in higher education.