Human Capital Group, Inc.


The Human Capital Group is a retained executive search and leadership consulting firm with a proven, results-oriented and values-based approach to “Delivering Lasting Results Through People”​.

Launched in 2000, our mission is to serve clients in their never ending need to attract, develop and retain leaders that deliver sustained business results.

Our focus is Leadership…regardless of the industry or function. The three key differentiators that separate the Human Capital Group from other retained executive search firms:

SPEED: We deliver finalists in 20 Business Days…guaranteed!
* With 800+ searches completed, we’ve only missed this guarantee 3 times and took a financial penalty for being late.
* More importantly, 9 of 10 clients hire from this initial slate of finalists…presented in 20 Business Days!

QUALITY: We guarantee those hired for one year
* With 800+ searches completed, we have a 98% “stick rate” beyond a year…we don’t sacrifice Quality for Speed!
* 42% of candidates hired are diverse.
* 70% of our clients re-engage us within 12 months

VALUE: We charge 25% of first year’s total compensation (vs 33% most firms charge)
* Our clients realize a 35% savings from most retained search firms, with no incremental charges

Hunt Scanlon Newswire Briefings

Human Capital Group Opens Offices In Austin and Houston

Brentwood, TN-based The Human Capital Group has opened new offices in Austin and Houston, TX. Senior consultant Jon Schober has been appointed to lead the Austin office while senior consultant Mike Blake will guide the efforts for the firm in Houston. Mr. Schober has more than 20 years’ experience inside the technology industry and brings large merger and acquisitions experience.

Human Capital Group Recruits CHRO for West Virginia University

Brentwood, TN-based The Human Capital Group, Inc. has placed Cris DeBord as vice president of talent and culture (CHRO) at West Virginia University. Steve Hayes, founder and senior partner at the Human Capital Group, led the search. Founded in 1867, WVU is a public university with a total enrollment of more than 29,000 students. Previously, Mr. DeBord was

Human Capital Group Joins Cornerstone International

Brentwood, TN-based The Human Capital Group, Inc. has joined Cornerstone International Group, a global network of executive search and leadership development specialists with 67 offices in 35 countries. The firm was welcomed at the Group’s annual global meeting held recently in Shanghai. Human Capital Group is led by its senior partner and founder Steve Hayes, who has more

Human Capital Group Recruits President for FRANKE

Brentwood, TN-based The Human Capital Group, Inc. has placed Gary Langbo as president at Franke, overseeing the Kitchen Systems in North America. Mr. Langbo previously spent five years as vice president of retail, global commercial and consumer products at Underwriters Laboratories, in Northbrook, IL. Before that, he spent 15 years at Whirlpool Corporation where he served in various leadership