Co-Founder and a Managing Partner Best Human Capital & Advisory Group
Todd Downing has enjoyed over 30 years of industry experience, including over a decade working as a talent acquisition and human resource advisor. His skills include advising and assisting companies with evaluating, developing and executing strategic hiring plans; behavioral-based assessment; building and reorganizing corporate teams; onboard planning; evaluating and negotiating compensation standards; succession planning; and retention strategies. Todd is currently also a Co-Founder and a Managing Partner of BEST.
Retained Executive Search and Strategic Human Resources Solutions for Horticultural Industry
BEST is a business advisory and executive search firm focused on the horticulture industry. Our networks and relationship with clients and candidates allow us to truly understand the human capital and industry challenges that affect your business. The BEST Team has decades of combined experience within the Horticulture industry, cultivating relationships from section growers to industry thought leaders. These partnerships allow BEST to stay current on the industry’s needs and share ideas, processes, and solutions to move our industry forward through BEST Retained Executive Search and Business/Human Resource Advisory Services.
BEST has delivered high-level, critical hires and human capital advisory for growers and horticultural support companies and organizations worldwide. We believe that recruiting and human capital advisory are a science, not a transaction. Our process is based on a consultative, trusted advisor relationship with our partners. Leveraging our industry expertise and constant communication with our network contacts, we match the right people with the right companies and identify human capital solutions for your organizational health. We provide practical tools and experienced thought leaders to manage risk and inject health and energy into their companies. At BEST, our talented advisory team provides cost-effective, value-added solutions to improve your HR effort, financial position, and your overall operations, including employee engagement, leadership, exit planning, workforce planning, and HR audits.
Succession & Exit Planning for the Horticultural Industry
BEST provides horticulture business leaders, owners, and their advisors, with a practical and organized approach to preparing you for the transition of your life. Are you ready? Are you planning to exit and sell your business? Exit planning is quickly becoming a buzzword in the legal and financial communities. Your professional advisors are positioning themselves to provide tax, risk management, wealth management, and contract preparation services. BEST Exit Plan Advisors have been trained to manage your team of tax, legal, business, and financial planners to navigate your optimal exit strategy. We work for you, ensuring you have a proper and beneficial exit. We properly assess your readiness, provide business valuation, plan, and lead your professional team through a collaborative process focused on supporting and accomplishing your exit planning objectives.
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