Thank you for visiting HC Smith Ltd, a retained executive search and consulting firm. For more than 25 years, HC Smith Ltd has been recognized as a very successful family-owned boutique firm. Our business and our passion is people. Our mission is to help people in organizations to be successful.
We are generalists. Our network of sources is global. We serve a broad range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to world-class orchestras and museums, as well as institutions in the public and educational sector. The principals of the Cleveland-area firm are Herbert C. Smith, Ph.D., and Rebecca Ruben Smith.
Dr. Smith founded H C Smith Ltd in 1985. He has recruited for small, midsized, and global organizations such as IBM, Pitney Bowes, NASA, General Electric, DuPont, Xerox, General Motors, International Paper, Lincoln Financial, Dana Corporation, National Medical Association, and many others locally and nationally. In addition to his work as an executive search consultant, Dr. Smith is a trusted advisor and management consultant to executive leaders and their organizations.
Rebecca Ruben Smith is a highly-regarded practitioner in the arts and cultural sector. Trained as a musician and educator, Ms. Smith has devoted her career to the arts and other nonprofit organizations. She is a skilled facilitator of diverse search committees charged with the task of selecting executive and senior leadership for orchestras, festivals, botanical gardens, museums, and other cultural institutions.
In addition to our executive recruiting practice HC Smith Ltd can assist with strategic planning, executive counseling, and facilitating initiatives for organizational change.
Please explore our site and contact us for more information on how we can help your organization achieve success. Thanks for your consideration, and we look forward to working with you.