ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, October 10, 2017 — ZRG Partners, recognized as the fastest growing search firm in the Americas, is pleased to announce that Diane Charness has joined the firm as the Global Practice Leader and Managing Director of the Nonprofit and Education sector. She is based out of Washington, DC and Southern California.
Diane comes to ZRG with more than 30 years of experience advancing the missions of nonprofits, universities, healthcare organizations, and corporations throughout the United States and beyond. Providing strategic counsel and insight, Diane partners closely with clients to identify and calibrate leaders who can transform their organizations. Diane has served hundreds of nonprofits by identifying leaders and senior staff in the areas of fundraising and development, foundation leadership, management and senior administration, marketing and communications, finance and operations, human resources, career services, academic programs and support and more. Diane is considered a national leader in nonprofit talent management, aligning human capital strategies with organizational vision.
Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG related, “Diane’s professional experience and reputation makes her a great addition to our team as we expand our service offerings in the Nonprofit and Education sector. This is an important sector for ZRG as we continue our global growth plans. Our Z Score tools and analytics have been enthusiastically embraced by clients in this space seeking a highly organized and data driven process for hiring. Diane will be chartered with leadership and accelerated buildout of the direct team in this sector leveraging our global footprint and data driven tools.”
Diane Charness stated, “It’s great to join ZRG and bring the firm’s national expertise and global platform to my nonprofit clients. This is a unique sector, seeking to merge traditional and contemporary best-practices in terms of talent acquisition and selection. With mission-based organizations focused on enhancing revenue generation and organizational effectiveness, the recruitment of the right leaders has become critical to their ability to advance their important work. I am excited to offer my clients enhanced transparency and cutting-edge tools to build their leadership and management teams. I look forward to continuing to support my long-term relationships with ZRG Partners and be a part of the senior team that helps ZRG continue to grow and serve an expanding client base.”
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ZRG Partners is a progressive mid-sized global executive search firm that uses a proven, data-driven approach. For over 17 years, clients have trusted ZRG Partners to recruit top talent around the world. ZRG Partners is recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms in the industry driven by the firm’s client focused, results driven approach grounded in integrity.
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