Based in Wilmington, NC Butch Hawking brings 12 years of executive search to the table. He was one of the first five Managing Directors in company history for Top 10 executive search firm Kaye-Bassman International in the Americas.
Butch specializes in the Chemistry, Manufacturing, & Controls (CMC) domain.
He is a former college basketball player (US Air Force Academy) and coach (Kansas State University) who is still a point guard at heart. Butch loves to change lives and impact companies through his recruiting efforts.
In addition to his time here at Prestige, Butch is active with his son Hunter (a senior at Cape Fear Academy High School) attending college and professional sporting events.
SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT BUTCH:
“Thanks for the support Butch!” — Founder & CEO
“You have been great to work with. We couldn’t be more pleased. Thanks for your help on multiple positions Butch!” — CEO
“Thank you Butch for the outstanding volume and quality of candidates!” — Chief Operating Officer
“Thanks for all your help Butch. It was a pleasure working with you!” — Chief Manufacturing Officer
“Thanks for your hard work and perseverance Butch.” — Chief Technical Operations Officer
“Butch is a self-driven recruiter who works tirelessly and attentively for his clients. He networked on my behalf and presented me to key companies who fit my profile. I would highly recommend Butch as it has been a fantastic experience.” — Senior Vice President of CMC
“Butch built very strong relationships with our entire leadership team. He has a strong command of the domain. I would highly recommend using him if you need an individual contributor or CMC leader/executive.” — Senior Vice President of CMC
“Butch’s tenacity sets the standard among recruiters. He will ensure timely communications with both candidate and employer, and provide straight, accurate answers. I recommend Butch whether you’re looking to hire or looking for your next career opportunity.” — Senior Vice President of CMC
“Butch listened to my requirements and effectively targeted his searches. His focus was on finding the best fit for me and my family without pressuring us to make a decision that would favor his business. Working with Butch has been an enjoyable experience.” — Vice President of CMC
“Butch, I just wanted to thank you for your diligence and focus on finding great candidates. We very much appreciate your partnership.” — Vice President of Human Resources
“Thanks for your efforts on this one Butch!” — Vice President of CMC
“I am so glad that I had an opportunity to work with Prestige Scientific. Not only did they find me the exact role that I wanted for my career, but they supported me throughout the entire process; listening to what role I wanted, ensuring that my key cultural and organizational facets were discussed and staying involved during the interview and hiring process to answer any questions. This has been one of the best recruiting and hiring experiences I have had over my 20+ years in the industry. I’m truly excited to start this new role.” — Executive Director of Biologics
“Butch is a highly motivated and active recruiter. He puts effort into building relationships, and I felt well informed throughout the recruiting/interviewing process. I would recommend Butch to other CMC professionals seeking new opportunities and those looking to make meaningful connections with hiring managers.” — Senior Director of CMC
“Thanks for everything Butch. It’s been great working with you and having your support!” — Senior Director Cell & Gene Therapy
“Thanks for making it happen Butch!” — Director of Human Capital
“Thank you for your great support throughout the entire interviewing process Butch!” — Associate Director of CMC & Process Chemistry