About Us

BancSearch, Inc. has served the financial industry at the middle and upper management levels since the 1980's. We are a national firm and we have completed searches in thirty-nine states and Puerto Rico.

Our primary responsibility is to find the best executive talent available. Clients depend on our professional expertise and specialization to recruit executives who have the creativity, skill, and savvy to contribute to the growth and profitability of their company.

We believe our team approach is essential to finding top performing candidates. BancSearch consultants provide an independent objective viewpoint which helps clients define and achieve their goals for recruitment. By developing an understanding of the clients’ culture, key issues of the position, as well as immediate and long term expectations, BancSearch is able to select for review the most qualified candidates.


• First Place, Top Firm - two times

• Second Place, Top Firm

Meet Our Officers

  • Don Cunningham, CPC, President recruits nationally in all areas of banking – commercial lending, credit/debit card, marketing, mortgage banking, retail banking, and credit administration. He has recruited for companies with assets ranging from $150 million to $900 billion.
    Prior to forming BancSearch, Inc. Don was Retail Division Manager and Marketing Director for the Bank of Oklahoma.

    Don attended Drury University in Springfield, MO where he studied economics and accounting. He is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC). This certification requires a minimum of two years experience in the industry and the successful completion of a three-hour exam on employment law and ethical practices. Once the certification is obtained, there is a continuing education requirement 17 hours or 1.7 units of continuing education credit every year.

    Don is active in the Tulsa Community. In the past he has served as Chairman of the Tulsa Chapter of the American Heart Association, President of the Credit and Financial Management Association, and has also served on the board of the Retail Merchant Association.

    Previous State President of the Oklahoma Association of Personnel Consultants, Don is still active in the Oklahoma Association. He is also a member of the National Association of Personnel Services.

    If you have any recruiting or job search questions for Don, feel free to contact him toll free at 800-776-6413 or at recruiters@bancsearch.com, subject line Attn: Don.

    • Top Producer

    • First Place, Number of Split Fees

    • Second Place, Number of Split Fees

    • Largest Split Fee - two times

    • Second Largest Split Fee

  • Maggie Cunningham, CPC, Managing Director joined BancSearch in 1993 as a trust and investment recruiter. She recruits nationally in all areas of wealth management. During the last 19 years, she has expanded her practice to include bank and compliance positions. She recruits nationally for companies ranging in size from individual proprietorships to large national organizations.

    Maggie received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma. She is also a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC). This certification requires a minimum of two years experience in the executive search industry and the successful completion of a three-hour exam on employment law and ethical practices. Once the certification is obtained, there is a continuing education requirement of 17 credit hours every year.

    Prior to joining BancSearch, Maggie worked for Seabury & Smith, a Marsh McLennan Company as an accountant and premium administrator.

    Maggie is active in the Tulsa Community, currently serving as an alternate on her church board. In the past she has held several officer positions for the Tulsa Chapter of the Oklahoma Association of Personnel Consultants, raised money for the Northeastern Oklahoma Affiliate of Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, volunteered at Tulsa Senior Services, and has also served on the Silent Auction Committee of MacDazzle, the annual fundraiser for the Tulsa Ronald McDonald house.

    Currently, she is a member of the National Association of Personal Services and a member of Toastmasters International. In her spare time, she enjoys jogging, reading, and sailing.

    If you have any recruiting or job search questions for Maggie, feel free to contact her toll free at 800-776-6413 or at recruiters@bancsearch.com, subject line Attn: Maggie.

    • Best Team, Total Split Fees

    • Second Place, Number of Split Fees

    • Largest Split Fee in – two times

    • Third Largest Split Fee