About Govig

Govig & Associates is one of the largest privately held firms in the Executive Search industry. With more than three decades in staffing and recruiting, we have the knowledge, the network and the speed to provide unparalleled service to our clients.


Founded in 1978 by two entrepreneurs from rural Iowa, Govig & Associates is proud to preserve small-town business values at a corporate level. We pride ourselves on being transparent with our interactions, always striving to do the right thing while providing a valuable service to our clients and candidates.

Why is most of our business with repeat clients?

In a word “Passion”. We love what we do and who we work with!
Throughout our years in business we have been fortunate to be surrounded with outstanding people.
Our average tenure of 8 years speaks to our commitment to our employees and to the culture we have established over the years. That level of tenure and industry knowledge allows us to produce guaranteed results for our clients.
We are proud of the recognition we receive in the market. Who wouldn’t? Check out our list of Awards.

Who We Serve

We operate nationally in a variety of different industries including:

Biotech & Pharmaceutical
Healthcare & Senior Living

Locally, we specialize in the following industries:

Accounting & Finance
Operations & Management

Our Mission and Core Values

Our mission at Govig & Associates is to provide the highest quality Executive Search services in the nation.
Our principles are clear:

  • Tell it like it is.
  • Do all that you have agreed to do.
  • Life is too short; be kind to one another.
  • Financial Security. Run your business or life within your means.
  • Financial Independence. Provide a career opportunity that can
    lead to financial freedom for our employees.

We love what we do and are fortunate to be in a position to ………………..
Change People’s Lives !

GoVig or Go Home!!!