The experience and insights you need for your school to function at its best

Rick Betts
Georgia Consultant
An experienced Georgia head, Rick helps Georgia schools find the best teachers and leaders available.
Rod Chamberlain
Director of Consulting
An accomplished leader with accreditation expertise, Rod is the ideal director for our consulting services and an empowering, inspiring coach.
Joe Coleman
Virginia Consultant
Long-time Assistant Head of Woodberry Forest, Joe runs head searches in Virginia and searches for other key administrators at schools around the South.
Jamie Estes
Head Searches
Having run 140 searches, Jamie is one of the most experienced consultants in the South and is an unparalleled resource for your school's search.
Rich Gehman
Florida Consultant
With 24 years experience as a Florida head, as well as being a former president of FCIS, Rich is the ideal resource for head searches in the Sunshine State.
Warren Gould
NC & SC Consultant
Warren leads administrative searches in North & South Carolina.
Tim Green
Athletics Consultant
Tim runs searches for ADs and leads Athletics Assessments that help your sports program perform at the highest level.
Craig Jones
Administrative Search
As a veteran head, Craig works with administrative candidates and helps schools find new leaders.
Kirk McClintock
Deep South Consultant
Kirk leads administrative searches in the Deep South.
Chrissy McDaniel
Search Coordinator
Planning and proofing behind the scenes, Chrissy oversees the details of our sophisticated search services and keeps our processes running on time.
Autumn Nolen
Search Support
Details, details, endless details. That's what retained searches really are. Autumn helps keep them all straight!
Pat Taylor
Senior Search Consultant
Having worked on over 100 SAIS accreditation teams, Pat is one of the most trusted and well connected search consultants available.
Mike Waylett
Financial Consultant
Mike helps schools find CFOs and Human Resource Directors and conducts Operations Assessments to ensure financial stability.
Cyndy Weldon-Lassiter
Consultant (July 2022)
We're delighted to welcome Cyndy--experienced Head, President of VAIS, NAES Board Member--in 2022!

Latest News

  • Job Fairs in 2022

    Southern Teachers will hold our Atlanta Job Fair in 2022.

    Saturday, February 5

    All active Southern Teachers candidates are eligible and encouraged to participate!

    Registration is not yet open.

    Proof of full vaccination will be required for participation.


  • ST Leadership Study

    In our groundbreaking Leadership Study based on assessments of almost 250 sitting heads of school, you'll read about the specific personality traits that distinguish independent school leaders.  Nine reports published serially this fall on topics such as Ambition, Learning Approaches, and Interpersonal Sensitivity.  Does your personality predict your performance?


  • 2022 Student Art Contest Coming Soon!

    Our 13th Annual Student Art Contest will begin accepting submissions on October 31.  Students at member school in grades 8-12 are eligible to participate. One art teacher from each member school should register to coordinate submissions.


  • Why an Elephant?

    This majestic creature symbolizes many different things in cultures around the world, but we selected it as our icon because the elephant and the agency have key traits in common.