About Us

Reasons to Believe
Z3Talent is a highly connected, retained executive search partner designed for today’s ambitious entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, and private equity-backed investors who aspire to rapidly grow and improve their business by hiring high-caliber talent.

Experience
For the past 25 years we have been partnering with nonprofits, entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses and private equity-backed companies in Colorado. We have executed on thousands of search assignments, each with unique constraints and business dynamics. We are 100% dedicated to filling all work we accept.

Understanding Your Business
80% of our team holds advanced degrees. We are a group of highly intelligent and business savvy consultants. We are inquisitive and ask lots of questions to learn absolutely everything we can about our clients. We are an entrepreneurial firm supporting entrepreneurs and investors. We understand the risks they take and believe they can change the world.

Details Matter
We do the work…all the work without taking shortcuts. We roll up our sleeves so you don’t have to and handle all the details because they matter.

Perseverance
We are not satisfied until the right candidate is identified and joins your team. No matter how long it takes, how difficult the job may be, or uncomfortable the conversation, we’re dedicated until completed. We pride ourselves in finding the needle in the haystack.

Thorough Interview Process
We have executed hundreds of senior leadership assignments with our proven Z3Talent process that incorporates world-class hiring practices including a professional behavioralist. When we execute this system, we guarantee exceptional outcomes.

Solutions And Expertise

How Z3 Can Help
We help growing businesses that are looking for a transformational shift, identify and recruit exceptional talent.

Executive Search
We provide a professional, systematic, and targeted approach to identifying and attracting the best available talent for key hires. Our search process is designed for companies who can’t afford to make a costly hiring mistake. We do whatever it takes to find the right person, guaranteed.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Outplacement
Industries
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
Functions
  • All Functions

News Briefings

Finding Insights From Losing

No one enjoys losing, but there is much we can learn and take away from a loss. Steve Ziegler, founder of Denver-based executive search firm Z3Talent, recently shared a story from about a year ago in which he and his team drove an hour to kick off a search for a chief operating officer of a

Z3Talent Appoints SVP of Business Development

Denver-based executive search firm Z3Talent has expanded with the addition of Bennie Fowler as senior vice president of business development. Mr. Fowler has played wide receiver for a number of NFL teams, including the Denver Broncos in their 2015-16 championship season. “We’re excited about adding a talent like Bennie to our team,” said Steve Ziegler,

Press Releases

Z3Talent a “Top 99” Retained Executive Search Firm in 2021

(May, 2022) Z3Talent (Z3T), a Denver-based retained executive search partner led by Steve Ziegler, is pleased to find itself selected as a “Top 99” Retained Executive Search Firm in 2021 based on rankings compiled by C-Suite CV Secure, a confidential CV/Resume sharing platform for C-Suite executives. The rankings are decided following a formal review of

Z3Talent Adds Super Bowl 50 Champion Bennie Fowler as Vice President of Business Development

(Jan. 2022) Z3Talent (Z3T), a Denver-based retained executive search partner led by Steve Ziegler, is pleased to announce that Bennie Fowler has joined the organization as Vice President of Business Development. “We’re excited about adding a talent like Bennie to our team.” Says Steve Ziegler, Founder of Z3Talent, “Bennie has shown as incredible commitment to leadership

Z3Talent a “Top 99” Retained Executive Search Firm in 2021

Z3Talent (Z3T), a Denver-based retained executive search partner led by Steve Ziegler, is pleased to find itself selected as a “Top 99” Retained Executive Search Firm in 2021 based on rankings compiled by C-Suite CV Secure, a confidential CV/Resume sharing platform for C-Suite executives. The rankings are decided following a formal review of 140 Retained

Z3Talent Adds Super Bowl 50 Champion Bennie Fowler as Vice President of Business Development

Z3Talent (Z3T), a Denver-based retained executive search partner led by Steve Ziegler, is pleased to announce that Bennie Fowler has joined the organization as Vice President of Business Development. “We’re excited about adding a talent like Bennie to our team.” Says Steve Ziegler, Founder of Z3Talent, “Bennie has shown as incredible commitment to leadership and