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Diversifying the Face of Leadership.

HBGM&Co. gives diversity hire and retention a deeper purpose. Our placement services meet companies at every level of growth, while prioritizing and developing nontraditional female candidates for placement. We even guide organizations on how to retain them. 

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Dynamic Companies Engage Us

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During start-up for knowledgeable, dedicated executives to accelerate their growth.

During growth for senior-level leaders to guide their team into new territory.

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For retention best practices to nurture internal relationships that sustain their success.

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HBGM&Co. is an Executive Search & Placement firm driven to embolden forward-thinking clients and elevate underrepresented women in corporate spaces. By placing nontraditional hires within influential roles, we dismantle corporate America's talent pipeline myth.

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SERVICES

Creating a safer and more equitable corporate America is an ambitious job, but somebody’s gotta do it.
Executive as a Service

PLACEMENT

Safe spaces for women to lead.

HBGM&Co. places trailblazing women within companies that are safe for women to lead, with offerings that meet your company at every level of growth.

  • Full cycle recruitment

  • Roster access

  • Executive Support (contract)

  • Executive as a Service (contract-to-hire)

  • Executive Search (direct-hire)

WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR

Transforming companies into safe spaces.

HBGM&Co. partners with leaders to improve workplace behavior through attraction, engagement, and retention consulting.

  • Group retention strategy

  • 1:1 mediation services

  • Coaching

  • Employee integration

Find Talent
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Leverage Diverse, Expert Leadership

Being a leader in our ever-changing world is for bold, perceptive individuals who champion facilitating camaraderie, teamwork, and innovation among people of diverse identities. When you push against the norms of your industry to embrace new perspectives, your company’s full potential for meaningful, far-reaching impact is unlocked. HBGM&Co. connects you with transformative executives who make heading a company in this day and age refreshing.

THE CORE

Extensive fit-for-placement development

Evolving contracts & retainers

Human-Centered vetting process

Respect-based retention principles

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4%

Women serve as nearly half of the labor force with 21% in C-suite seats and only 4% of these seats are occupied by Black or Latina women.

18%

In 2000, women were only 4% of the veteran population. By 2040, women will be 18% of the veteran population. Today’s women veterans are the best-educated and most diverse generation. 

33%

Employers are 33% less likely to request an interview from a woman perceived as LGBTQIA+, compared to one perceived as heterosexual.

35%

Only 34.6 percent of working-age women with disabilities (3.5 million) are employed in the U.S. compared to 82.5 percent of working-age women without disabilities.

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HBGM&Co. advocates for and uplifts women from these groups through the corporate ranks while teaching employers how to retain them. Companies benefit from high employee retention with recent research showing an 18% increase in valuation versus the average.

Expand Your Leadership Footprint

The “Co.” in HBGM&Co. is the realization that advancement in the corporate world requires team effort. In our case, that team is a company of women who are the change we wish to see and ensure underrepresented women have the opportunities they deserve. High-performing, business-savvy executives like you bring new life and profits to companies because of your irreplaceable talents and insights. If your superpowers include being a risk-taker, creative thinker, negotiator, and progresser of diversity, equity, and inclusion — we’d love to magnify your voice and influence. 

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Work culture that is 100% remote to make balance more accessible in your life.

THE PERKS

Executive coaching, development tools, resume revitalization, and interview readiness.

Internal support system from the HBGM&Co. community.

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HANDLED TEAM

Our Team
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Gwenn
McGuire

Founder

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3.5 million left the workforce during the pandemic. Leaders believe the talent pipeline is broken but refuse to consider talent outside of the stereotypical Ivy League outfit. Corporate America often lacks the human connection to attract, engage and retain diverse hires. Three reasons Gwenn became invested in the professional trajectory of women and overall health of corporate spaces. Honing in on the challenges confronting women and the toxic norms of corporate America, Gwenn discovered she's just crazy enough to take on an age old issue. Meet the Founder of HBGM&Co.

An Ambitious Firm With a Lasting Impact

Case Study 01

Entry-level placement of Executive within a wellness company, resulting in a promotion to Operations Manager within one year. 

“I have amassed a number of powerhouse skills on my resume but was missing the job title and salary to match. HBGM&Co. assessed my skills on a macro level and matched me with a company I not only aligned with personally, but a company with a clear trajectory towards upward growth. Through development and coaching I scaled with the company from an entry-level position to middle management. The concept is brilliant and I am thriving in this new role.”

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