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


Business and Human Resource services tailored to your organization.

Best Human Resource AnalysisIn 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
HR Professionals and Growers Offer Expert Advice on Labor Solutions – Everyone is talking about labor. If you’re a greenhouse grower, you know why. BEST’s own Michael Maggiotto will be participating in an upcoming series on labor hosted by “Greenhouse Grower” magazine, covering the topic of onboarding new employees…

Article in GREENHOUSE GROWER Magazine  By Michael Maggiotto, Jr.
What’s Going On with HR in Horticulture?
What’s going on with HR?” you ask. Well, frankly, a lot. Human Resources is a diverse collection of disciplines. We all love a succinct answer. In short, human resources includes anything that impacts the people working in and around the business and may even impact the vendors, clients, customers, and consultants to the company…

Article in GROWERTALKS Magazine  By Chris Cimaglio
Succession Planning When There Is No Succession  There’s one indisputable fact—100% of owners eventually will exit their business. It could be through family succession, sale, liquidation, closure, death, or any number of reasons—many of which are outside the owner’s control…

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What a great Cultivate’22 in Columbus! Get more information on our In-person and On-Demand Seminars in Columbus! Click here


Employee Handbooks

BEST Employee Handbook Advisory

Let our experienced and seasoned HR professionals guide and help you develop an Employee Handbook that gets everyone on the same page.

GROW Executive Summit

Our own Todd Downing and Chris Cimaglio were in Charlotte last December 7-8th for their Seminar on Succession and Exit Planning. Click here for more information.

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Career goals and objectives are constantly evolving, and BEST will listen closely to what is important to a candidate, what motivates a candidate and what behaviors in a culture will suit who that candidate is.


The BEST Blog

BEST Receives the Certified Value Builder™ Designation
in BEST Advisory, Certified Value Builder, Exit Planning, Succession Planning

BEST invests in current and future business owner clients with the addition of a Certified Value Builder™ (CVB) Designation BEST keeps getting better – BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group proudly announces that Managing Partner Chris Cimaglio, CEPA, has earned and received the respected Certified Value Builder™ (CVB) designation from The Value Builder System™. Chris now joins an international community […]

Join Us at Gen Con 2022 and Grow Your Business
in BEST Advisory, BEST Events, BEST Industry News, BEST Recruiting, Exit Planning

Gen Con, one of Indianapolis’ and the Tabletop Gaming Industry’s largest events, with nearly 50,000 attendees annually, arrives August 4 – 7, 2022 with Trade Day on August 3, 2022.  For Tabletop Gaming businesses, the event offers countless opportunities to enhance your career and gain access to resources to drive future business growth— and BEST […]

    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/cannabis, 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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