Seeking out high-impact, game-changing talent, Lan Nguyen is a passionate advocate dedicated and determined to bring companies talent that matters. Lan has experience recruiting across multiple functions, building out entire teams as well as placing executives at the board and management committee levels. At ZRG Lan is a member of both the Professional and Technology Services and the Financial Services groups, and frequently collaborates functionally in Legal and Compliance, Marketing and Growth, and Digital functions. She works with clients across insurance, banking, capital markets, asset management, consumer finance, fintech, and beyond in related professional and business services as well as private equity-backed portfolio companies.
Prior to joining ZRG, Lan was a Partner at a global executive search firm. Before that, she was a Managing Director leading financial services searches with a female-owned boutique firm.
Earlier in her career, Lan was a Washington, DC, lawyer, serving clients in complex disputes including trials and investigations, antitrust matters, and damages, particularly those involving the federal government.
Areas of Expertise
Lan has a superior track record of promoting diversity and inclusion, as reflected in her candidate presentations and placements. Clients value her thorough due diligence, deep approach to problem-solving, and advisory skills. Focused on the financial industry, she brings expertise in finance, legal, risk, regulatory, and privacy functions that also touch on data security issues. She excels where a sophisticated understanding can bear on increasingly technical, emerging, and esoteric roles that conjoin components of risk, analytics, data, or digital.
Lan holds a JD from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle and a BS in International Relations from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Hobbies and Interests
Having come to the United States as a refugee, Lan is committed to human rights, and working with underserved communities. Given her education, she also has a strong interest in international affairs. She enjoys global travel and, as a "maker," delights in figuring out how things work.