"We deliver the top 10% of the talent"

Terry Purvis
For more than twenty years, top-ranked companies throughout the country have been turning to Terry M. Purvis for their executive and mid-level search requirements. Terry's reputation and success rate in his specialty area of financial services are second to none. Companies have learned to rely on him to deliver solid, proven performers.

Terry began his career at the search firm of Christopher and Long. His initial exposure to executive search was in the Information Technology field where he rapidly became one of the company's most successful and sought-after recruiters. During the early 1980's, Terry's focus shifted to financial services, specifically senior executives in the Small Business Lending arena. Within the Small Business Lending arena, a sub-specialty began to develop: Government Guaranteed Lending, i.e. Small Business Administration Lending including 7A, 504 and BNI products. Rapidly, the Terry M. Purvis Company became the leading search firm in the industry with particular focus on Senior Management, National and Regional Sales Managers, Business Development Officers, and Underwriters.

Early in his career, Terry developed skills and identified ingredients that have proved to be paramount in the Terry M. Purvis Company's success. Extensive knowledge of the financial services industry only occurs through years of endless research, dedication, and commitment. There are several ingredients: commitment to completion, creativity, ability to develop and sustain relationships, integrity, unparalleled standards, and delivering the top 10% of the talent in the marketplace. Terry was the first in the country to actively pursue candidates for what are today's leading SBA lenders and proudly became the primary recruiter for The Money Store's Commercial Lending Division, America's #1 SBA lender for 17 consecutive years. Over the years, Terry has performed searches for the nation's top 50 lenders and continues to have relationships with select lenders nationally.

Outside the Small Business Lending arena with emphasis on the Information Technology, Information Services and Accounting and Finance, Terry has and will continue to perform traditional executive searches, including Senior Management, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Credit Officers, as well as Senior Executives. Corporations often consult with Terry regarding identification and development of new profit centers and expansion into new markets.

Terry backs up his work with an unconditional money-back guarantee. Average completion time is 60 days from initiating the search to the candidate's start date. Results are what matter in the executive search business, and no one delivers like Terry M. Purvis.