Art Betancourt

Principal & Founder
Headshot of Art Betancourt
Headshot of Art Betancourt

About Me

Art Betancourt established AEBetancourt in 2015. Headquartered in downtown Grand Rapids, AEBetancourt is a national professional placement and executive recruiting firm that leads the industry with transparent and dedicated talent strategy solutions designed to achieve perfect-fit hires. As an organization, they strive to be the nation’s premier industry leader in designing, building, and executing talent strategy solutions.

As CEO, Art has led the organization to earn several distinct honors including ranking on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies, being named a Power Partner by Inc Magazine, receiving an EPIC award from the GR Chamber for Excellence in Business, and being selected as a Best & Brightest Company to Work For in West Michigan and the nation for four consecutive years.

Art received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Texas at Tyler, his MBA from the University of Notre Dame, and holds an SHRM-SCP certification. Beyond serving as the incoming Chair of the Create Great Leaders program, Art is also President of the Notre Dame Club of Grand Rapids and serves on the Corporate Advisory Board For Graduate Career Services at the University of Notre Dame and Grand Rapids Community Foundation Advisory Council boards. Outside of the office, Art enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, and attending as many Notre Dame football games as possible.