We are a purpose and mission-driven executive search firm

We work with Active / Outdoor, Apparel and Footwear, Lifestyle / Fashion, Healthy Living, Beauty / Wellness, Food and Beverage companies that have a great workplace culture, authentic leadership, and meaningful career opportunities.

Our firm is grounded in honesty, transparency and integrity and we partner with companies that share those same values. We represent our clients as if we are part of their team, bringing a high level of accountability and a commitment to excellence. We recognize that the placements we deliver impact the success of our clients and the lives of the people we place, so we persevere to find the best fit for the position and the culture.

We draw our energy, creativity, and inspiration from working with exceptional people who challenge themselves and those around them, whether it’s a client, a candidate or one another.

We work with incredible organizations and individuals who are passionate about being their best self, doing good in the world and encouraging others to do the same.



The B Corp Certification concept was introduced in 2007 by a group of entrepreneurs seeking to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Today, there are more than 3,400 Certified B Corporations from 60+ countries and over 150 industries working together toward one unifying goal: to redefine success in business.

We donate 1% of revenue annually to education and conservation causes. We also volunteer individually and as a team to support our community. Here are some non-profits that we support:

Nature Bridge, Open School, Meals on Wheels, Northwest Harvest, Big City Mountaineers, Oregon Food Bank, The Conservation Alliance, Period, Outdoor Foundations and Camber Outdoors.

Don’t just take it from us

Right out of the gates, Noto Group became an integrated part of our team. They take their time to get to know us, the team dynamics, our business, the category, and even our hopes and dreams. As a result of our ongoing relationship, they’ve pushed us to think differently about how we structure the company and what type of talent we need. They are a trusted partner that we’ve worked with for years.
Kim MalekCEOSalt and Straw