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.


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.

Bryan Fowler

Bryan Fowler

Senior Vice President, FaithSearch Corporate

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.

Ed Fry

Ed Fry


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.

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.

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.