As a Managing Director of ZRG Partners, Ken Martin collaborates with dynamic organizations on their senior-executive talent acquisition needs. With both an academic and professional foundation in accounting and three decades of leading senior-level searches, Ken has in-depth relationships with some of the best finance and operation executives in the US. He takes each search personally and truly enjoys meeting with his clients’ key leaders to contribute to the hiring strategy. Ken’s candor along with his perspective as an objective advisor has repeatedly assisted companies with shaping hiring processes, identifying executive candidate profiles, evaluating cultural fit, and preventing hiring mistakes.
He’s led searches for executives and leaders at many distinguished organizations across several industry sectors including Life Science, Tech, Consumer Brands, Prof Service, and PE/VC backed. Prior to joining ZRG, Ken spent 25 years within the WinterWyman’s companies, including the last several years as a Senior Vice President in their Executive Search practice. Previously, he spent several years in corporate accounting before shifting to a career in recruiting.
Ken received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University and served as President of their Downtown Business Association for several years.
Hobbies and Interests
He is heavily involved in the community and serves on the Northeast Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society, is on the Corporate Council for Hope Lodge Boston and was the past Chairman for four years, and is on the Board of Directors for the Greg Hill Charitable Foundation and the Verma Foundation.