About Us

Govig & Associates has been in business over 43 years and is the home of over 80 executive search professionals with an unprecedented average tenure across the entire staff of more than eight years. In recent years, our firm has been listed as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and Office of the Decade within the MRINetwork. This depth of experience and industry expertise provides unparalleled value to clients.

As an organization, the firm moves internally and externally with its core values as its compass; Grit, Compassion/Empathy, and Mental Agility. This has resulted in its team’s ability to establish thousands of professional relationships which allows them to execute searches swiftly, streamline hiring processes and provide real-time and detailed industry analysis.

The firm has a documented track record of successfully completing large hiring initiatives as well as individual searches for professionals in our industries.

Govig has 5 divisions that operate across North America within the following industries:

  • BioTech and Pharmaceutical
  • Building Products
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Arizona Market

Govig combines high-quality performance with small business values and culture.

Solutions And Expertise

Govig & Associates has been in business for 40 years and is the home of over 60 executive search professionals with an unprecedented average tenure across the entire staff of more than eight years. This depth of experience and industry expertise provides unparalleled value to clients.

  • Career Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Contract Staffing
  • Executive Search
  • Interim Staffing
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing
  • Recruitment Research
  • Talent Acquisition Project Management
  • Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Bio Pharma
  • Biotechnology
  • Construction
  • FinTech
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Construction
  • Corporate Services
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

How Brand Authenticity Attracts Top Talent

In executive recruitment, brand authenticity is becoming an increasingly important moral obligation and tool to attract top talent from your industry. With COVID-19 restrictions loosening up across the nation, more candidates are looking to get back in the office with a company they can trust. The core elements of brand authenticity lie in integrity, transparency,

Press Releases

Hadley Gayles Named Govig & Associates New President

(Jan. 19, 2021) Govig & Associates is proud to announce that Hadley Gayles has been named as the organization’s new President. Established in 1978 by Dick and Jan Govig, Govig & Associates is a top-performing Executive Recruitment firm specialized in Retained Search for executive-level talent in Healthcare, Construction, BioPharma, and the local Arizona market. With

Govig Recruits Specialized Marketing Team to Launch Dynavax’s Heplisav-B

PHOENIX, AZ – Govig & Associates is a national executive recruitment firm that puts people first. Founded in 1978 by two entrepreneurs from rural Iowa, Govig combines small-town business values with sophisticated market knowledge providing a customized solution for clients and candidates. The professional staff offers deep industry expertise, specializing in Bio-Pharma, Building Products, Tax,

Meet Erin Dombey of Govig & Associates in Scottsdale Corridor

PHOENIX, AZ, December 20, 2017 – Today we’d like to introduce you to Erin Dombey. Erin, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. I have been with Govig & Associates for 2 years. Prior to joining Govig, I worked for Enterprise Holdings

Ranked by 2016 locally generated placements of more than $100K per year

PHOENIX, AZ, July 7, 2017 – Ranked second a year ago, Scottsdale-based Govig moved up to first when the Phoenix Business Journal published the 2017 edition of its Executive Search Firms list. The list is ranked by the number of locally generated 2016 placements of more than $100,000. Govig reported 262, while T3 Search Inc. was

Executive-Search Company Stays in the Family

ARIZONA, March 15, 2016 – In an industry where family-owned companies typically end up selling to large national employment services, neither the thought nor temptation to sell the executive-search firm his parents started in 1978 has crossed Govig & Associates president and CEO Todd Govig’s mind. In fact, when someone once asked him what his