Welcome to WestView Executive Search
With more than 25 years of experience in consulting and retained search, we are passionate about, and personally execute, every step of the search and recruitment process. We thrive on the research and go off the ordinary track to identify candidates who aren’t on everyone else’s radar. This is why we get results for our clients every time.
Regardless of size or industry, success in your company can be linked directly to your people, and our passion is to help you find the right candidates who will fit your organization. As professional interviewers, we excel at reading people and our disarming style enables us to really connect with candidates and get to the real person.
Leveraging a proven search method and extensive network and database, we work in partnership with you to identify top-tier leaders who align with your culture, values and structure in pursuit of achieving organizational objectives.
Connect With Us
Founder and Partner of WestView Executive Search, Barb Schimnowsky, is a Certified Management Consultant with over 25 years experience in executive search and the human resource field. Having spent an enriching 20-year stint with KPMG where she provided executive search and human resource consulting services, Barb has developed expert skills in identifying and recruiting high-level employees. Over the course of her reputable career, Barb has successfully completed countless search and recruitment assignments, placing talented candidates in a variety of managerial and executive positions in all industries and functional areas.
Barb has established an industry-wide reputation for the level of personal service she provides and her uncanny ability to find the perfect match for her clients. Quite possibly, she is the most experienced and reputable independent search professional in the Lower Mainland. She is committed to helping her clients achieve success through finding the right people and views herself as an extension of her clients’ team.
When she’s not working directly with clients, Barb is passionate about progressing the human resources discipline and regularly contributes articles on a variety of topics to publications and groups in this sector.
Barb is a member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants and the BC Human Resources Management Association as well as a Board Member for KidSport Abbotsford. Previous community experience also includes a Director of the 2004 BC Summer Games, Director of Pacific Sport Fraser Valley, President of Twisters Gymnastics Club and trustee of the Surrey Library Board. In addition, she has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Abbotsford for two consecutive years
Social Media Strategist, Christina Adams has over a decade of experience working in digital communications. Her role is to help WestView achieve goals through strategically harnessing social networks. Before joining WestView Executive Search, Christina won awards for her innovation and creativity. She also created vancouver2010.com/EDU for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games which was an education focused website visited by millions and lauded by top Canadian educators.
See what we’re up to on LinkedIn.
As professional service providers we take pride in helping our clients achieve success and uphold the following service commitments in everything we do.
We view ourselves as an extension of your organization and truly care about seeing our clients succeed. We understand that you’re busy and we respect your time by only introducing you to the most qualified candidates. Our goal is to simplify the recruiting process and confidently lead you through each step until a placement has been established.
Regardless of the size, industry or development stage of your business, we are passionate about recruiting the best individual available to meet your company’s needs. With over 25 years of experience and an extensive network across a broad range of sectors, we employ a proven search strategy to introduce our clients to exceptional candidates.
We recognize that no two businesses are alike and therefore have varying needs. For each client, we conduct a thorough analysis of their organization to gain an accurate assessment of its structure, culture and values, and then create a customized, targeted search strategy to find the perfect candidates who fit your business. We are corporate culture experts.
As a demonstration of our commitment to helping clients recruit and retain exceptional employees, WestView Executive Search provides a one-year guarantee for each placement and we are very proud to say we have never had to replace a candidate under this guarantee.