The growth and success of your company depend on strong leadership, so it’s important to access impartial and reliable ways to assess executive effectiveness, enhance leaders’ performance, and navigate periods of change.

At The Norfus Firm, we understand the role executives play in driving organizational success, and we are here to support you through thorough executive assessment. Our executive assessment solutions leverage comprehensive methodologies and tools to provide valuable insights into your executive team’s culture, capabilities, and potential.

Why is Executive Assessment Crucial for Business Success?

In today’s business environment, you have to ensure that your organization has the right leaders in place to help drive success. That’s where executive assessment can help. It provides you with critical insights into the culture and cooperation of the leadership team, allowing you to make informed decisions about their development within your company.

By investing in executive assessment, you’re improving the performance of your top talent and working towards your company’s overall success. You’ll be able to identify your leadership culture and make significant strides toward productive teamwork.

A robust executive assessment process will ultimately empower you to build a strong leadership team that can effectively navigate challenges and capitalizes on opportunities in an ever-changing business landscape.

Executive Search & Successional Planning: Comprehensive Candidate Assessment for Senior Leadership Roles

We provide a comprehensive assessment process to inform selection decisions for senior leadership roles, including CEO, CFO, and other “CxO” positions. Through in-depth executive search and evaluation, we offer insights into candidates’ relevant expertise, industry knowledge, leadership abilities, cultural fit, and growth potential. We provide a complete picture of each candidate, allowing you to make confident and informed decisions when selecting your next executive or when succession planning. We always prioritize diversity and inclusion when we help you identify great candidates.

Executive Coaching: Assessing and Developing Leaders

Our assessment services are tailored to help organizations make strategic investments in developing leaders. Through comprehensive evaluations, we identify strengths, growth areas, and potential risks. With tailored development plans and coaching, we help nurture leadership capabilities and enhance performance.

Why Choose The Norfus Firm

Your company’s success relies on having top-notch executives at the helm. We’re here to help make that a reality. Our team of experts will work with you to evaluate your current executive team and identify areas for improvement. We’ll provide insights and recommendations tailored to your needs to help you make informed decisions about your leadership team.

Our clients choose The Norfus Firm because of our:

  • Extensive Experience: Our team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in executive assessment, providing thorough evaluations and insightful recommendations.
  • Customized Solutions: We tailor our assessment programs to meet your organization’s unique needs, delivering targeted and relevant insights.
  • Rigorous Methodologies: Our assessments are built on robust data collection and industry best practices, providing reliable and valid data for informed decision-making.
  • Impartial Evaluations: We aspire to a neutral and unbiased approach.
  • Strategic Partnership: We offer ongoing support and guidance, collaborating closely with your organization to drive executive development.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Our approach to executive assessment prioritizes promoting inclusivity within your leadership team. We ensure that our evaluations and recommendations support the development of an executive team that values DEI, fostering innovation and driving success.

With 60+ years of combined experience, our team is dedicated to providing expertise, integrity, and efficiency in every executive assessment we conduct. When you choose us for your executive assessment needs, you’re choosing a company that truly understands the importance of identifying and nurturing top-level talent within your organization.

Get Expert Executive Assessment Services from The Norfus Firm

Unlock the full potential of your executive team and drive organizational success. Contact us today to discuss your executive assessment needs. Our consultants are ready to provide tailored solutions and valuable insights to help you make informed decisions. Choose us and elevate your organization’s performance to new heights.

Who we work with

We consider ourselves industry agnostic – that means that we have the great pleasure of working with clients that represent a myriad of services, products, and perspectives. More than what our client organizations do, we love working with clients who are:

Ready to be accountable for DEI and other people-centered initiatives, from the C-suite throughout all other levels of the organization

Open to engaging in uncomfortable conversations and facing hard truths that might be uncovered during our engagement.

Willing to properly resource DEI and other people-centered functions so the work does not fall on one or two people to execute.

Our Guiding Principles

We have had the honor of working with employees in over 20 countries and our work has led us to the following guiding principles:

We Facilitate
Human Connection

The desire for genuine human connections is something that binds us all – regardless of background.

We Foster
Trusted Spaces

Employees need trusted spaces to raise workplace concerns and reimagined ideas about how work is done.

We Encourage

Organizations must take bold actions to move from good intent to tangible change.

We Believe
Intentionality Drives Progress

For sustained and meaningful progress to occur, HR & DEI goals have to be set, widely and regularly communicated, tracked, and measured.

We are committed to partnering with clients to break down institutional inequities, increase representation across all levels of an organization and create spaces where people feel that they belong.  Are you ready to elevate your people strategies?


“What’s the DEIL?” is a podcast for organizational leaders – and those who support them – as they make their way along their DEI journey.  In this podcast, Natalie Norfus and Shanté Gordon explore how leaders can create space for authentic human connection through the lens of DEI. We know you’re busy, so we focus on practical strategies and best practices that improve employee engagement, retention, and impact.

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Success stories

“I’ve worked with The Norfus Firm at both Sabra and IsraAID, a non profit whose Board I serve on. There were a number of things we were involved with from DEI training to coaching. And with all the amazing things Natalie & Shante offer, it is their ability to connect that for me is what makes them so successful and inspiring.”

Rick Matros
CEO & Chair of the Board, Sabra Health Care REIT

“One of the most impressive things about The Norfus Firm is that they don’t offer cookie-cutter services. Over the years, they’ve invested time in understanding our business and the individuals on our team, and they have consistently tailored their offerings to meet our evolving needs.”

Kate Walton
Owner & CEO, Steyer Content

“Working with The Norfus Firm was an empowering and incredibly positive experience. Their exceptionally capable and empathetic staff made them a superb choice for advancing our organization, including executive leadership and mid-management, within the DEI space. They took the time needed to understand our mission and laid the groundwork for a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization moving forward. We looked forward to every call and milestone and trusted their perspective and expertise. We were grateful to have worked with them and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to any firm or organization.”

Kristin Sprinkle
Co-CEO, Skeo Solutions

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