Now more than ever, finding the right people and keeping them are among your company’s biggest challenges.

Business owners and senior-level executives are under increasing pressure to see their business consistently run better and grow faster. At BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group, we are engaged in all aspects of the executive search process, starting with defining a search strategy utilizing our proprietary BEST BEHAVIORS® assessment and behavioral interviewing tools from the start all the way through to candidate onboarding. Our goal is to find you the most qualified candidates that best align with your culture.


Planning for Your BEST Exit

BEST Human Capital & Advisory GroupAre you planning to exit, transition to family or employees, or sell your business? The single largest financial transaction of your life deserves special attention. BEST Exit Plan Advisors, CEPAs® (Certified Exit Plan Advisors), and Certified Value Builders™ are extensively trained to manage your tax, legal, business, and financial advisors and to navigate your exit strategy on your terms. Click here to learn more.


Business and Human Resource services tailored to your organization.

BEST WR2 HR AuditrIn today’s business environment, we are finding that our clients need practical tools and experienced thought leaders to manage risk and inject health and energy into their organizations. At BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group, our experienced human resources advisory team provides cost-effective, value-added solutions to improve your HR effort, your financial position, and the overall operations of your business.


BEST in the News!

Article in GREENHOUSE GROWER Magazine
What Does AI Mean to the Future of Human Resources in Horticulture? The future is now for generative AI, which can create new content and ideas and perform many job functions and will continue evolving in every industry and job title. We are fortunate that a smart group of horticulture professionals is helping educate how to utilize AI in…

Article in GREENHOUSE GROWER Magazine
Why Emotional Intelligence Is Critical to the Horticulture Industry – The green industry struggles with labor shortages, costs, high turnover, productivity, and employee engagement continue— there has to be a better way. BEST’s own Paige Franks provides her insight into the importance of EQ and how it could be an answer…

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BEST on Podcasts

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KyleTalks Podcast

Paige Franks talks with Kyle Barnett about the Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Horticulture on #KyleTalks. Click to Listen Now…

Chris Cimaglio talks with Brian Sparks on the Greenhouse Grower to Grower Podcast about Why Having a Succession Plan Is More Critical Than Ever. Click to Listen Now…


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The BEST Blog

How to Attract Young Professionals to Horticulture and Your Company
in BEST Advisory, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting

It’s a fact of life – “I don’t understand this younger generation” is a phrase used by every preceding generation since the dawn of recorded time. However, we live in unprecedented times since there are now (5) generations currently in the workforce – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X (Gen X), Millennials, and Generation Z (Gen […]

Join Us at the PLNA Education Summit and Get Answers
in BEST Advisory, BEST Events, BEST Industry News, Certified Value Builder, Exit Planning, Succession Planning

Thank you for joining us at the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association’s (PLNA) 120th Anniversary Celebration & Education Summit on February 21-22, 2024, at beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Not only was this a celebration of PLNA and its green industry legacy, but also an opportunity for excellent and innovative education and networking. […]

Join Us at TPIE and Grow Your Business
in BEST Advisory, BEST Events, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting, Exit Planning, Succession Planning

We enjoyed seeing you January 17-19th in sunny Ft. Lauderdale at the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) – THE trade event showcasing the latest trends in foliage, floral, and tropicals. The BEST Team was there with an informative educational session and workshop on the extremely timely topic of green industry succession and exit planning, and […]

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group is a retained executive search and business advisory/consulting firm that specializes in small-to-medium sized companies, with an emphasis in the horticultural, hydroponics, consumer products, crisis management and business restructuring categories. BEST serves companies nationwide and globally in an active and evolving market. Through a well-connected network of colleagues and a sophisticated predictive behavioral screening system (that we call “BEST Behaviors”), BEST drives our client’s growth and success through a focused and consultative approach.


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