A Personal Note

Let us show you our brand of service! We started EXI, Inc. in 1989 with an evolutionary approach towards executive search.

We set out be the country’s best-retained executive search firm, based on delivering quantifiable search outcomes to support each client‚ and their long-term business strategies.

Today we lead the recruiting industry in search quality outcomes delivered to clients. Our reward is more than 80% of our annual revenues are from repeat clients.

Our laser-focus commitment is to ensuring client success and developing long-term client relationships.

Lance Coachman President, EXI, Inc.


Placed over 2000 candidates.


28 yrs finding top talent for our clients.


80% annual revenues from repeat clients.


Welcome to EXI Incorporated

At EXI, Inc. we specialize in finding and placing the right people in the right positions with the right companies. Is your company looking for the perfect person to fill a key position or are you seeking to assemble a complete management team for a corporate turnaround or transformation? If you are a professional who’s seeking the challenge and the opportunity that will take your career to new heights? Either way, EXI, Inc. can make it happen.

EXI, Inc. is always on the lookout for quality candidates to fill executive positions with top-level companies. We have our finger on the pulse of the industry, and we have built relationships with the people and companies who…

Featured In

EXI has been featured and recognized in prominent publications and news outlets as an Executive Search Firm that Specializes in Diversity Executive Research

  • John Lucht, Rites of Passage
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Black Enterprise
  • ABC News ( People 2 People)
  • Atlanta Tribune Magazine
  • LinkedIn Featured Recruiters
  • Multiple Radio Stations Programs


EXI, Inc. is always on the lookout for quality candidates to fill executive positions with top-level companies. We have our finger on the pulse of the industry, and we have built relationships with the people and companies who offer first-rate opportunities.

All our fees are paid by your new employer when you accept the position. There is no cost…



EXI, INC provides a deep and diverse pool of talented professionals. Most are passive candidates who were not looking for positions when contacted by EXI.

We have subject matter experts who interview candidates to verify technical skills and evaluate interpersonal capabilities for fit professionally and culturally.

About EXI

EXI, Inc. specializes in partnering with each client to solve strategic business issues by providing the highest quality of talent in a timely and professional manner.

Our commitment to excellence begins with our client-centric approach. Through this approach, we apply our customized sourcing model, which is customized for each client engagement, and use innovative technology in conjunction with our patented interviewing techniques to help our clients identify and select best-in-class talent to meet their strategic placement goals and business needs. The entire EXI staff strives to maintain market awareness and team work to provide the highest level of service. Our recruiting efforts are supplemented with…

Why should your Company Retain EXI?

EXI is different from other search firms because we practice the highest ethical standards and professionalism. We subscribe to the Association of Executive Search Consultants Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines.

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    We will provide you with an accurate and candid assessment of our capabilities to perform your search.

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    We will tell you who will be your search engagement leader and who will support the search.

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    We will provide a high-level consultative relationship.

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    We will demonstrate a clear understanding of the position, the company and the objectives of the search.

Our Firm's Capabilities


EXI, Inc. is a recognized leader among retained executive recruiting firms.

Our Firm has developed a successful executive recruiting practice with direct access and strong business relationships with corporate board members, senior executives and top performing senior managers throughout these segments:

Operations, Engineering, Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Management Consulting. Government and Not for Profit.


  • Thought

    In addition to providing our clients with exceptional search services,..

  • Interview

    HONESTY IS CRITICAL... dates, salaries, education, descriptions, diplomas/degrees...

  • Diversity

    EXI, Inc. Diversity Services adds value to our clients by identifying and presenting...

Our Testimonials

  • Lance Coachman operates as a leader in recruiting and talent acquisition. He has a keen ability to match the best talent with the organization’s requirements. Because he has placed me in multiple assignments, I can speak to his high level of integrity and his candor in closing opportunities. His successful years of experience is based on solid client relations and a reputation for exceeding expectations.

    Carla Byrd

    Carla Byrd

    Account Executive at Colgate Palmolive
  • Lance has always been a phone call away and very loyal and committment to the success of others reaching their dream. His countless hours making contacts and connections in servicing many industries and organizations that has opened many doors and sacrificed his efforts to embark upon this journey. Thank you for ordering my steps and being the constant professional and business partner!

    Jeff Reeves

    Jeff Reeves

    Global Chief Human Resources Executive
  • Lance possess an uncanny ability to identify qualified individuals who possess the required competencies and behavioral attributes to meet his clients’ needs. He maintains a strong work ethic, structured preparation processes, and strategic thinking. His level ethics and integrity are unsurpassed. I would refer Lance and his company’s services to Fortune 50 as well as Fortune 1000 corporations alike.

    Charles A Gilbert

    Charles A Gilbert

    Account Executive - National Sales at US Foods
  • Lance is the most networked recruiter in the nation! Excellent Search Firm. Very persistent, loyal and efficient.

    Sharon Denise Wallace

    Sharon Denise Wallace

    Technology sales and marketing professional
  • I was referred to Lance via mutual colleagues in the Diversity field. Wonderful to work with: efficient, thorough, open and honest. A true professional, he really works hard for his clients. Highly recommended!

    Deb Denis

    Deb Denis

    Executive Coach

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We have Placed Candidates with Leading Organizations Such as:

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