About Us

The Batten Group is a national premier executive search and consulting firm with an expertise in serving nonprofit, health and mission-based organizations. We reach beyond our clients’ usual circles to identify outstanding candidates in a process that moves smoothly and quickly.

We are experts who consult on talent and human capital issues to organizations large and small. As part of our search effort, we specialize in:

  • Leadership needs assessment
  • Planning for change: succession, consolidations, merger, or growth
  • Executive search planning
  • Salary surveys and analysis
  • Executive orientation, on-boarding, goal-setting, and performance review
  • Sustainability analysis
  • Cultural diversity
  • Interim placement at the CEO, Executive Director, and other levels

The Batten Group brings our clients decades of perspective in serving nonprofit, health and mission-based organizations. We are recognized as experts in both talent and organizational dynamics. Our understanding of the critical relationship between the two is paramount to our effectiveness. It is widely known that top executives do not surf the Internet looking for jobs, just as most jobs are not advertised online. When you want to find top talent to fill your nonprofit positions, hire The Batten Group. We specialize in recruiting talent for nonprofits. We have a track record of success and can be a tremendous value to your organization.


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Our Values & Core Mission

  • To be the leading source for talent acquisition in the nonprofit industry

  • To help clients achieve their most ambitious and strategic goals

  • To provide strategic counsel, creative solutions and timely and responsive service to every client

  • Integrity. Representing our client’s best interest over our own

  • Teamwork. Partnering with our clients to bring positive results

  • Respect. We are guided by The Golden Rule “do unto others as you would have them do unto you”

  • Professionalism. We adhere to courtesy, honesty, and responsibility with clients, candidates and associates

  • Commitment. We value hard work and are dedicated to building a team of driven, detail-oriented and compassionate people who collaborate with enthusiasm and loyalty to serve others