About Kaye/Bassman Executive Search

Recognized as a Top Search Firm utilizing our Client Focused Search® Methodology.

Positive Impact in the Executive Search Industry

Kaye/Bassman was founded in 1981 with a mission to positively impact companies and enhance careers by providing the best in professional, executive, technical and scientific search.

We’re a Dallas recruiting and search firm providing global recruiting solutions with full range of permanent placement options ranging from retained and/or contingency search.

We focus in healthcare recruiting, energy recruiting, insurance recruiting, banking recruiting, pharmaceutical recruiting, medical device recruiting, and over 15 other recruiting specialty practice areas.

Why We Stand Out Among Executive Recruitment Search Firms

We’re different from other executive recruiting firms in that we Specialize by functional area, industry sector, position and geographic location; are Flexible in customizing our process, relationship and terms around the unique needs and expectations of our clients ensuring our ability to handle any staffing challenge; and have earned a Track Record of success that enables our clients to gain a competitive advantage and candidates to advance their careers.

Whether it is a single position or large-scale staffing initiative, our patented Client Focused Search® and Market Mastery™ approaches enable us to identify, attract, evaluate and acquire the right candidates for our clients. These approaches ultimately allow our clients to gain a competitive advantage, our candidates to advance their careers, and us to become the leading search and recruiting solutions firm in the country.


With local knowledge and a global reach, we leverage our network of resources to provide search solutions to businesses who need to lead in their markets. Our clients benefit from an industry practice consultant as a single point of contact with access to our day-to-day market insight, providing the right candidates and ensuring the right fit.


Contact our office or our recruiting consultants discover how we can help your business reach the next level.

Our Mission

“To craft a legacy built from our continuous growth and improvement of our Clients, Candidates and Families.”

Our Life Laws

Platinum Rule

We do unto others as they would have us do unto them.


We embody a burning desire to succeed.

Fully Present

We respect each other, our clients and candidates by maintaining focus on each interaction.

Learning Organization

We commit to continuous personal, professional and spiritual growth.


We are a T.E.A.M.


We are fundamentally fanatic.

Go to the Source

We possess the courage to respectfully confront and be confronted.

Special Treatment

We embrace the diverse needs and goals of our associates.


We believe that well done is better than well said.

Ownership Mindset

We balance an entrepreneurial spirit with responsible stewardship.

Our Record Within The Executive Search Industry

Ranked among the Top 10 U.S. Search Firms by Executive Search Review

Ranked as the Largest Single-Site Search Firm in U.S. by Executive Search Review

Ranked as the #1 Largest Retained Executive Search Firm by the Dallas Business Journal

Recognized as the #1 Leading Training Organization for the Search Industry

* through Next Level Recruiting Training (a Kaye/Bassman company)

Our Achievements In The Business Community

Ranked as the #1 Best Place to Work by the Dallas Business Journal

Ranked as the #1 Best Companies to Work for in Texas by Texas Monthly Magazine

Ranked among America’s 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

Recognized as Corporate Citizen of the Year for the Small Cap Corporation Category by the Rotary Club of Dallas | DCEO Magazine

Recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

Recipient of the Hearts of Hope Award by the Volunteer Center of North Texas

Recognized as an industry expert by The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Business Week, USA Today, Fox News, Dallas Business Journal, Inc. Magazine, Bloomberg, CNN and others