About Us

Advancing Great Leadership

Bryant Group, based in Irving, Texas, and with associates located across the United States, is an executive search and leadership consulting firm, passionate about changing lives through great leadership.  We specialize in higher education, healthcare and nonprofits with an emphasis on advancement leaders and other executives.  We serve our clients in four core ways:

  • Executive Search
  • Talent Development
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Interim Placement

In 1988, Bryant Group founder, Chris Bryant, started one of the country’s first search firms specializing in philanthropy recruitment. Now under the leadership of CEO and President Sally Bryant, the woman-owned firm has a 34-year history of recruiting, developing and coaching great leaders. 

Bryant Group is committed to an ongoing, proactive process to foster and achieve diversity and inclusion in our executive search and talent development work. Identifying candidates from underrepresented groups has been an integral part of our recruitment process since our founder began this work in 1988. To that end, our targeted list of potential candidates is intentionally diverse. Throughout our history, this focus has resulted in underrepresented professionals being placed in positions at all levels, including at the Vice President and CEO levels. 

Our commitment to our clients’ best interests and our respect of every candidate as a professional and as a human being continues to result in the best outcome for all involved. Bryant Group has impacted more than 10,000 leaders and served more than 275 organizations. 

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please visit www.bryantgrp.com.


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Advancing Great Leaders

The Bryant Group team brings a wealth of experience as advancement and recruiting professionals. As experts in Recruiting, Team Effectiveness Consulting and Leadership Coaching, we are ready to help you build your most powerful team.

We strongly value our partnerships with each of our clients and pride ourselves on representing you with professionalism and integrity.

Solutions And Expertise

For more than 30 years, Bryant Group professionals have partnered with some of the world’s most impactful institutions, focusing on recruiting and developing great leadership.

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Cultural Arts
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitals
  • K-12
  • Non-Profits
  • Social Service
  • Advancement
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • CEO/President/Executive Director
  • CFO
  • COO
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Fundraising
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Bryant Group Fills Top Marketing / Communications Post for University of Washington

Dallas, TX-based Bryant Group has assisted in the recruitment of Jack Martin as vice president for marketing and communications at the University of Washington (UW). “I came to the search as an internal candidate and Bryant Group’s John Toolan provided vital guidance on how to present myself in a way that would allow the interviewers to

The Benefits of Having a Diverse Skill-Set

Regardless of industry, size, or goals, every organization will face its own set of ongoing challenges, from new competitors and market fluctuations, to media scrutiny, to evolving technologies. A leadership team and board that embraces a diverse combination of skill-sets and perspectives is better equipped to navigate challenges as they arise. A recent analysis by

Bryant Group Selected by Kansas Leadership Center for CEO Search

Dallas, TX-based Bryant Group has been retained by Kansas Leadership Center to lead in its search for a new CEO. Sally Bryant, president and CEO, and Chris Bingley, senior vice president, are spearheading the assignment. “Kansas Leadership Center was fortunate to thrive under the leadership of its founding CEO, Ed O’Malley,” said Bryant Group. “This is an

Surging Non-Profit Sector Seeks Senior Leaders

During a time of tremendous societal transformation, not-for-profit organizations provide support and stability for individuals and their communities. These mission-driven institutions create equitable opportunities for all, leverage funds and resources for critical social programs and initiatives, and ensure at-risk and underserved individuals are not left behind, according to WittKieffer. The value of not-for-profits has only

Press Releases

Bryant Group Places Vice President for Marketing and Communications at the University of Washington

(December 05, 2022) Dallas-based executive search and leadership consulting firm Bryant Group, conducted a nationwide search resulting in Jack Martin securing the role of Vice President for Marketing and Communications at the University of Washington (UW). “I came to the search as an internal candidate and Bryant Group’s John Toolan provided vital guidance on how

Bryant Group to Recruit Kansas Leadership Center CEO

Dallas-based executive search and talent development firm Bryant Group, has been selected to recruit the next Chief Executive Officer for the Kansas Leadership Center. Sally Bryant, CEO and President, and Chris Bingley, Senior Vice President, are spearheading the assignment for the search firm. Although its focus is mainly in Kansas and for Kansans, the Center’s

Bryant Group Places President and CEO at Kansas Health Foundation

July 7, 2022 – Dallas-based executive search and leadership consulting firm Bryant Group, has successfully placed Ed O’Malley as President and CEO of Kansas Health Foundation (KHF). “Bryant Group does a phenomenal job managing the whole process, but what stood out to me was that they knew their client so well! Every conversation with Sally