Ranked among Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms” Year over Year

Better Results ♦ Greater Value

  • Board-level executive perspective – R. Gaines Baty is a Board Director at Matador Resources (NYSE: MTDR), IBM alumnus, career expert, trainer, published author, and recruitment advisor for 40+ years.
  • Successful body of work in your domain – We find the right people from the right places, and add value throughout the process.
  • Proprietary network – Over 100K executives to facilitate and expedite our identification of top talent.
  • Experience – 20-40+ years of search and leadership expertise; trained by top experts, refined by experience, with continuous improvement approach.
  • Communication & responsiveness – We work as a team with clients. The more communication, the better.
  • Commitment – We protect clients’ interests, and partner in success. Searches are tailored to best meet unique client cultures and objectives. We finish the job.
  • National, regional and local reach – Minimal “off-limits” restrictions, and a broader selection of qualified talent.
  • Results-based fee structure – We share clients’ sense of urgency and risk.
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What Clients Say about RGBA


“RGBA is the most strategic search firm in Healthcare.”

Partner, Big 4 Advisory Firm


“RGBA helped me with two of my best hires ever, and the organization is thankful to you.”

Chief Digital Officer, Major Health System


“R Gaines Baty Associates is a true business partner…there’s no reason to call anyone else.”

CEO, Private Equity Portfolio Company


“We are pleased with the results of this search and how it was conducted. Every candidate was highly complimentary of the process and your team’s professionalism.
This creates the positive image we want in the marketplace.”

CIO, International Foods Manufacturer


“I’ve contracted so many search firms over my career for everything from division presidents
to sales executives…this was unequivocally the best search I’ve been involved in.
The overall quality of candidates presented was extraordinarily high.
Your team demonstrated the utmost professionalism and value-add.”

CEO, Private Equity-Backed Technology Company


“This was the best search process I’ve experienced. I’ve used a lot of other search firms and have received the best service, by far, from yours. You brought the right people from the right companies, and provided valuable competitive information.”

SVP Sales, Major Healthcare BPO/ITO Services Firm


“We were named the ‘#1 Service Provider in Healthcare’ and tripled our revenues.
RGBA was instrumental in this effort. Many candidates complimented your thoroughness
and approach. You found many (60+) of the leaders responsible for driving this success…
talent we could not find on our own.
RGBA deserves significant credit for our success.
We could not have done it without you.”

President, #1 Service Provider in Healthcare


“Your guidance in the process was very helpful. I was surprised by
how quickly you found such excellent candidates…and not one weak one.
We had a difficult decision on which candidate to select. Excellent outcome.”

CFO, Global Consultancy


“I appreciated your style and process and results. You found a gem!
I thought I knew the best people in the market but
you found one who is better than anyone I knew.
We expect to double revenues in short order.”

President, EMEA Advisory & IT Consulting


“Phenomenal candidates! I loved the intel and process that you brought to the project.”

SVP & Client Officer


“RGBA is a pleasure to work with. You found excellent people with a range of qualifications
which helped me to learn and better focus on who to hire. You’re
always straightforward about people and we trust you.
We’ve tripled our new logo sales.”

EVP Sales (salesforce build)


“Always trouble deciding among 3-4 excellent RGBA candidates.”

CEO (leadership team build)


“Remarkable! Excellent service, people and results.”

SVP Sales (sales team build)


“The consensus in our company is that you’ve found amazing leaders/people for us.”

SVP HR (extensive leadership build)


“Thank you for listening to me.”

Managing Director