Our Team

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Cathy Sutherland
Managing Director
Tri-State New York
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Cathy has been in executive search since 1994. She joined ZRG Partners in September of 2014 as a Managing Director in the Consumer Goods and Human Capital practice groups. The primary functions she has recruited for include Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Merchandising, Communications, and General Management roles. Cathy has led searches from Director to Senior Vice President, for Fortune 500, mid-sized, and fast growth consumer companies.

Cathy is an active member of the Network of Executive Women, an organization of 13,000+ professionals in the consumer and retail industry and serves on the NEW NY Metro Chapter Steering Committee. She has also served on NEW-HQ Regional Planning Committees.

Cathy is passionate about the advancement of women in business. She has participated on panels on the topic of gender parity at PepsiCo and GSK Consumer. 

Previous Experience

Before Cathy discovered her passion for executive search, she spent over 10 years in sales positions representing professional services to Fortune 500 companies.

Areas of Expertise

Cathy’s specialties include Consumer Packaged Goods, Consumer Durables, and Consumer Goods distribution. 


Cathy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Providence College with a concentration in Marketing.

Hobbies and Interests

Cathy enjoys physical fitness, health, and wellness. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Monmouth County YMCA.