Ardent Search Company Co-Founder and President
Tim co-founded Ardent Search Company in 2007, and serves as Vice President of The Dingman Company, leading the research and reference functions, candidate development, and managing client relationships. Before entering the executive recruiting arena, Tim led his own consulting practice, specializing in re-organization and systems/structure improvement. Previously, for eighteen years, Tim held leadership positions in operations, strategy, marketing, and development in Fortune 100 companies as well as municipal, educational, and faith-based organizations. Tim’s commitment to integrity, a definitive understanding of leadership and transition, along with his highly relational style are strong assets in assisting clients in their change process. Tim and his wife, Beth, live in Southern California with their four children.
|Master of Organizational Leadership
|Master of Science, Marital & Family Therapy
California Lutheran University
|Bachelor of Science
California State University, Northridge
Vice President, Ardent Search Company
Jeff brings a broad set of experiences to Ardent Search Company. Ranging from Christian non-profit to multi-billion-dollar corporate settings, he is recognized for his talents in team building, organizational design, marketing & fundraising, and strategic implementation. Over the past three decades, Jeff has been an innovator in business and entrepreneurial in church ministry, non-profit organizations, mission sending organizations, missionary care & support, and coaching for leadership development.
Knowing that the most productive search process is a combination of effective communication and meticulous research, Jeff leverages his experience in business, non-profit, and pastoral ministry, to identify the best candidates who fit the culture and objectives of the client organization.
People who know Jeff would describe him as winsome and tenacious. He excels at understanding how organizations operate most effectively and helping people get into the right place to maximize their strengths and talents. He loves developing relationships and reading personalities. Jeff and his wife Julie live in Orange County, California, enjoying a close relationship with two married daughters, their husbands, and two grandchildren.
Founding Board Member, Marketplace Ministries Worldwide
Bi-vocational Pastor at The Well, a Friends Church
Board Member, Olive Branch International
Board Member, California Friends Home Inc.
Board Member, Friends Financial Development Corp
|Master of Arts, Pastoral Studies
Azusa Pacific University
|Bachelor of Science, Business Marketing
President, The Dingman Company
Since joining The Dingman Company in 1986, Bruce has executed a variety of executive search assignments serving clients in diversified industries. In 1993 Bruce became President of the Dingman Company and has worked with clubs, financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, travel, hospitality, aviation, and non-profits including Christian organizations and universities. Prior to joining The Dingman Company in 1986, Bruce spent almost 20 years in the hotel, food service, and food distribution industries.
Bruce and his wife, Janet, live in Southern California and are the parents of three adult children and seven grandchildren. Bruce is a proud veteran having served in the United States Military. Bruce and Janet are members of Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, CA.
|Bachelor of Science
Open Doors USA-since 2007