Brooke Ziolo joined Egret in 2008 as an executive recruiter and has excelled. She became a Partner in the firm in 2013 and the Managing Director in 2016 and President in 2019. Brooke was inducted into the Pinnacle Society, the premier consortium of industry leading recruiters in North America, in 2016. Prior to Egret, Brooke had over five years of sales/sales management experience in the performance training industry and was manager of a leading developer of financial institution training regimens. Brooke holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois.
Brooke is exclusively a lighting recruiter who works with manufacturers of lighting fixtures, lamps and ballasts, lighting controls and LEDs; as well as lighting design firms, ESCOs, MEP firms, architectural engineering firms, independent rep firms, consulting engineering firms, etc. Brooke’s experience in all facets of the lighting industry allows her to quickly assess her clients’ needs and identify the right talent.
Brooke recruits for a variety of functional disciplines including sales from regional, national and international sales management; calling on specifiers, contractors, distributors, OEM’s, etc. to VP’s of sales, engineering, operations, etc., product management, marketing, design engineers and more. Additionally, Brooke is responsible for all of Egret’s lighting design clients and has an extensive network of lighting designers (junior to senior level), project managers and management professionals.