FaithSearch Corporate

Executive search for faith-centric businesses

FaithSearch Corporate is for businesses that seek strong leaders of faith. We focus on service-based for-profit and secular nonprofit organizations that promote a more inclusive environment for all employees and clients.

We understand that those businesses need great leaders too and our FaithSearch Corporate division is focused on securing leaders for those businesses.

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Building on nearly a decade of successful global search partnerships, FaithSearch Corporate offers a variety of services including retained executive search, interim leadership solutions, talent consulting services, and board prospect sourcing to help connect you to servant leaders. From small, niche marketplace operations to national category leaders, FaithSearch Corporate serves the complete spectrum of vision-focused organizations that value leadership with strong core values. Our network stretches across the U.S. and into many other countries, uniquely equipping our team to help your business or organization find the very best match for your needs.

Our FaithSearch Corporate Team

We’ve been a leader in the faith-based executive search space for the last 15 years and that is directly attributable to our people and our faith. We don’t believe in hiring search consultants and teaching them your industry. We believe in hiring experienced professionals from your industry and teaching them executive search.

Our FaithSearch Corporate team has more than 130 years of combined business experience. They’ve served in management consulting with the big four consulting agencies, they started and built multiple successful businesses, they’ve taught and mentored, and have overseen hundreds of executive searches.

Our FaithSearch Corporate team has deep experience identifying elite leaders best suited to lead your organization.

Ed Fry

Ed Fry

President

Since 1990, Ed has successfully assisted faith-based organization boards and executive teams in securing mission-minded leaders. He has served as a Vice President/Partner of Witt/Kieffer, the largest healthcare executive search firm, and launched the faith-based practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the “big four” international executive search firms.

Previously, Ed directed marketing and public relations at faith-based hospitals in Illinois and Texas. In addition, he managed the public relations function at the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the premier healthcare quality review agency in the U.S.

Ed holds an MBA from Dallas Baptist University and a BS, Communications degree from Southwestern Adventist University, where he is a member of the institution’s board of trustees. He also serves as Board Chair of the Ardmore Institute of Health, a $70 million national faith-based foundation promoting wellness and healthy living. For years, Ed has been a board member of The Journey, a Texas-based Christian radio station, and has recently joined the board of Faith For Today, the oldest religious television broadcast in the world.

Ivan Bartolome

Ivan Bartolome

Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Ivan Bartolome joined FaithSearch in 2008 and most recently served as the Administrative Director for Cardiovascular Services at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, the second largest hospital in the metro Kansas City area. Before he was a hospital operations and product line leader, he served several organizations in various marketing leadership roles. Those organizations include: Shawnee Mission Medical Center, The University of Kansas School of Nursing, and three hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Ivan has a Master’s in Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s in Corporate Communication from Southwestern Adventist University (SWAU). He is married to Sonja Bartolome, MD, a faculty physician, specializing in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Ivan has served as president of the Kansas City, Kansas Rotary Club and on the board for the Wyandotte County, Kansas Red Cross. He also served as chair of the marketing committee for the United Way of Wyandotte County’s (Kansas City, KS) campaign committee. In addition, he has served as head elder at the New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church, on the board of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Day School in Kansas City, Missouri, on the board of a Christian academy in Shawnee, KS, as President of the Alumni Association at SWAU and as President of the Crowley (TX) Area Chamber of Commerce.

Bryan Fowler

Bryan Fowler

Senior Vice President

As an experienced executive and board member in nonprofit, secondary education, and healthcare, with elite level leadership and technology deployment, Bryan brings over 24 years of deep success implementing cultural, operational, and leadership structures in organizations experiencing a high level of change.

During the past two and a half decades, Bryan has served in organizations as a CEO, CIO, COO, and CTO and was able to help lead and develop new divisions at Arthur Andersen, ADS Consulting, Grant Thornton, Protiviti, KMBS, the United Methodist Church, and Methodist Healthcare/Memphis. He currently serves as SVP in FaithSearch’s Mission Enterprise Division as well as in the rest of the firm. He also is currently CEO for Truitt Consulting Group, an executive advisory and marketing firm with multiple brands.

Bryan is primarily known for trademark achievement in leadership and operational analysis, anticipating change, and applying creative solutions through leadership. Bryan holds an M.B.A. from Mississippi State University and a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He serves on the four nonprofit Board of Directors including the Technology Association of Georgia’s Health Society, Honduras Outreach Incorporated (HOI), Grace Village and Kennesaw State University’s Masters of Health Management and Informatics Program.

Greg Barnes

Greg Barnes

Search Consultant

Greg serves as a Search Consultant, focused on the overall direction and strategy of FaithSearch Partners. Greg serves as senior consultant for a variety of national and international clients. He was founding leader of Halftime Talent Solutions prior to its merger with FaithSearch Partners and developed the operating model for the organization as a way to bring cost-effective, high-quality management recruiting and talent acquisition services to the faith-based nonprofit community.

During more than 25 years in retained executive search and global recruitment strategy consulting, Greg has consistently built innovative and effective recruitment processes for his clients. He combines rapid candidate identification and development with sensitivity to matching the right professionals to the unique culture and specific mission objectives of each client.

Prior to the launch of Halftime Talent Solutions, Greg served simultaneously as vice president of U.S. Search Operations and managing director of Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice for Futurestep, the recruitment process and talent solutions subsidiary of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). Under Greg’s leadership, the U.S. Search Team successfully placed high-demand candidates in key manager, senior manager and director roles in sales/marketing, business development, finance/accounting, information services, human resources, facilities operations, and clinical/technical positions. As managing director for the Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice, Greg worked with talented business development and client service professionals in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific/Austrasia.

Before joining Futurestep in 2005, Greg was a senior client partner in the executive search division of Korn/Ferry’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice for eight years. From 2000 to 2005 he led Korn/Ferry’s Houston operations as office managing partner.

In the decade before coming to Korn/Ferry in 1997, Greg was founder and chief executive officer of Alliance Search Management, a national retained executive search firm.

Greg received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion/Psychology from Baylor University and earned a Master of Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas. He resides in Dallas with his wife of 30+ years and has three children.

Doug Duffield

Doug Duffield

Senior Vice President

Douglas Duffield joined Faith Search Partners with 25 years of health care and technology leadership experience. Most recently Doug was the Market President & CEO for Adventist Health in Kern County where he transformed the market from a single acute hospital to a comprehensive delivery system with physician network, outpatient centers, multiple hospitals, and post acute partnerships. He led Adventist Health Bakersfield’s quality focus that yielded awards for being in the top five percent of hospitals nationwide from Healthgrades, US News & World Report, and an “A” grade from Leapfrog. In recognition of his leadership, Doug received the Medallion of Honor for Exemplary Service from Kaiser Permanente in 2016 for creating a “One KP” experience for members, improving quality of care, and raising staff and physician engagement. He also served as CEO of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and as Vice President of Adventist Health Sonora. Prior to his experience in healthcare, Doug spent a decade and a half working with Fortune 500 technology companies Intel Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Philips Electronics and Microsoft Corporation.

Doug has served on the boards of numerous organizations and hospitals including California Hospital Association, Pasco Economic Development Commission, Bakersfield Economic Development Corporation, Florida Hospital North Pinellas and East Pasco Adventist Academy, and was president of his Rotary club in Sonora, California. Doug has a heart for international mission and served Syrian and Afghani refugees at the Oinofyta camp near Athens Greece, responded to the major 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and spent a year in Lesotho at the small outpost Maluti Hospital.

Doug holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Walla Walla University and is Lean Leader certified from Virginia Mason Medical Center and Shingijutsu Global Consulting in Japan.

Laura Weaver

Laura Weaver

Vice President, NonProfit+

Laura Weaver brings many years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition to the team. She joined Halftime Talent Solutions in 2014 as a senior search consultant and will continue her search leadership with FaithSearch Partners as Vice President, Mission Enterprise Division.

Laura’s career began in New York, where she managed recruiting and training for various institutional trading divisions of Lehman Brothers over an eight-year period. She later moved to Dallas and started her own business, which focused on contingency and retained searches for mid- to senior-level positions.

Laura then worked with a talented team of professionals at Dean Foods, where they built out strong capabilities in Talent Management. She was responsible for searches across the organization in departments including Finance, Tax, Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Legal, Marketing, Procurement and IT. She moved to the company’s new state-of-the-art plant in 2012 with responsibility for fast-paced recruiting to ensure the success of new lines being added to the business.

For the past three years, Laura has worked with children’s homes in Southeast Asia and looks forward to seeing how these children will continue growing with a Kingdom-focused purpose. Laura graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Laura and her husband, Ed, live in Dallas.

Courtney Fry

Courtney Fry

Vice President, Research, Process & Marketing

Joining FaithSearch Partners in 2007, Courtney has played a crucial role in research since the beginning of the firm, utilizing a variety of techniques and resources, both internal and external, to identify top level prospects and referral sources. While research has always been a steady focus in her responsibilities, she has served the company in various other capacities including search management, marketing, administrative services, and accounting.

In 2019, she was promoted to Vice President of Research, Process & Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for all research activities of the company, as well as overseeing marketing activities, and working closely with information technology, the consultants, and administrative teams to communicate and standardize processes within the firm.

Courtney holds a BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in Dallas and is currently working on her MBA degree.

Zandra Bishop

Za'ndra Bishop

Consultant

Za’ndra Bishop is a solutions-oriented HR and business strategy professional and leader with more than 15 years of business operations management, program development, internal consulting, and non-profit management in multi-cultural settings. Prior to starting her own business in 2019, Za’ndra’s work experience included a variety of senior leadership positions. Her main role responsibilities included developing and facilitating leadership programs; directing and leading various functional teams ---sales, recruitment, business development, and marketing; leading succession, strategy, and change management taskforces; and creating volunteer infrastructures and management systems within the non-profit sector. Additionally, in 2019, she joined FSP Leaders as a consultant to serve a variety of national and international clients.

Za’ndra has a deep understanding of leading and training remote cross-cultural and functional teams and taskforces to meet professional and organizational goals. She has extensive knowledge and background to adapt her agile and empathic leadership and management coaching style for her staff and volunteers, which increased productivity, engagement, and met organizational objectives. With the ability to lead and communicate with empathy, she delivers services and builds volunteers and staff to achieve and serve in the way they desire to maximize their potential. She also serves as a professor teaching courses in business and human resources.

Za’ndra received her BA in psychology, earned Masters in Business Management and Human Resources Management. She also secured her Doctorate in Business Management and Organizational Leadership. Certified in volunteer administration and online teaching in higher education. On a personal note, she enjoys serving as an Awanas leader, coaching at the YMCA, volunteering at the library at her church, and volunteering as a digital outreach volunteer with Focus on the Family organization. Za’ndra resides in Houston, Texas with her family.

Diane McGrath

Diane McGrath

Vice President

Diane’s role with FaithSearch Partners is Consultant, assisting in sourcing and executive placement processes. Diane’s career has included corporate training and development as well as leadership and talent consulting, working with global healthcare, high tech and energy firms in business development and consulting roles.

Diane served as Principal Consultant with Korn/Ferry Leadership & Talent Consulting where she partnered with clients to develop global talent solutions to select and develop effective leaders. Moving from the corporate marketplace in 2015, Diane felt called to work in a faith-based non-profit ministry, joining the Halftime Institute as Admissions Manager and Fellows Concierge.

Diane received a B.A. degree in Spanish and Marketing from Texas Tech University and is located in Dallas, TX.

Porsche Schooley

Porsche Schooley

Vice President, Administrative Services

Serving as FaithSearch Partners’ Vice President of Administrative Services, Porsche provides oversight to the administrative support team which assists FaithSearch consultants in executing high-quality search services for the firm’s clients. She holds over fifteen years of experience in the executive search industry, having previously served as an administrative assistant at Witt/Kieffer, where she gained valuable insight into the world of healthcare executive search with a focus on faith-based organizations.
Cindi Haworth

Cindi Haworth

Research Manager, Mission Enterprise/Nonprofit Division

Cindi Haworth joined FaithSearch Partners in 2020. In the role of Research Manager, Mission Enterprise Division, she supports the Mission Enterprise team in their searches, as well as being available to help any of the FaithSearch Partners divisions. When researching, she uses an assortment of resources, both internal and external to the firm to get the best results possible.

Cindi has prior experience as a program coordinator where she was involved in researching churches, managing and supporting several programs, customer service, and event planning.

Cindi holds a bachelor's degree in graphic design from the University of North Texas. She lives with her husband in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.