The #1 ranked executive search firm

Ranked #1 executive search firm by Modern HealthcareModern Healthcare “Top Executive Search Firm” (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007)
Modern Healthcare ranked B. E. Smith #1 in 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009.

Fountain Award (2012)
The Business Marketing Association presented B. E. Smith with a Fountain Award, its highest honor, for the book, Interim Leadership: Healthcare’s Future Talent Strategy authored by B. E. Smith CEO Doug Smith.

Fountain Award (2012)
The Business Marketing Association presented B. E. Smith with a Fountain Award, it’s highest honor, for the article “8 Strategies for Best-in-Class Case Management.”

Gold Ambit Award (2011)
The KCDMA, part of the National Direct Marketing Association, awarded B. E. Smith with a top honor for a case study direct mail piece.

Gold Ambit Award (2011)
The KCDMA, part of the National Direct Marketing Association, awarded B. E. Smith with a top honor for a national print ad campaign.

Silver Ambit Award (2011)
The KCDMA, part of the National Direct Marketing Association, awarded B. E. Smith with a Silver Ambit Award for a business direct mail piece.

Bronze Ambit Award (2011)
The KCDMA, part of the National Direct Marketing Association, awarded B. E. Smith with a Bronze Ambit Award for business space advertising. 

Fountain Award (2010)
The Business Marketing Association presented B. E. Smith with a Fountain Award for the article “Learning By Example: Develop Future Leaders with On-the-Job Coaching.”

Gold Ambit Award (2010)
The KCDMA, part of the National Direct Marketing Association, awarded B. E. Smith with a top honor for a business direct mail piece.

Fountain Award (2009)
The Business Marketing Association presented B. E. Smith with a Fountain Award for outstanding print advertising.

Bloomberg Businessweek Names Doug Smith One of "World's Most Influential Headhunters" (2008)
Doug Smith, CEO of B. E. Smith, was named to Bloomberg Businessweek's "World's Most Influential Headhunters" list.

VHA Member Satisfaction Growth Award (2008)
B. E. Smith was recognized by VHA for outstanding member satisfaction.

NAHSE Education Award (2008)
The National Association of Health Services Executives presented this award to B. E. Smith at NAHSE's Annual Education Conference.

Trustee magazine Ad Award (2006, 2008)
B. E. Smith was recognized by this healthcare industry publication for outstanding advertising readership response.

Healthcare Executive Magazine Ad Award (2007)
B. E. Smith was recognized by this healthcare industry publication for outstanding advertising readership response.