R. GAINES BATY
Mr. Baty, age 66, was appointed to the Board in 2016. Mr. Baty is Founder and CEO of R. Gaines Baty Associates, Inc., an executive search firm he founded in 1982. Mr. Baty has over 30 years of experience as an employee search consultant. In addition, he has provided companies across the country in a variety of industries with executive leadership and career services training. Mr. Baty has served as a two-term President of the Society of Executive Recruiting Consultants and a two-term President of the Independent Recruiter Group. Mr. Baty is also a published author.
Mr. Baty received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University, where he was a letterman and captain of the football team.
Mr. Baty has been associated with the Company and its predecessor entities for over 20 years. During that time, he has assisted the Company in hiring over 100 team members and has become a trusted advisor to the Company’s management team. Mr. Baty’s experience and expertise in executive leadership and training provide our Board with an important and unique perspective on these matters.