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Marc Datz
Managing Director
Helbling Division


Marc is responsible for client development and leading searches and search teams from inception to completion.

He joined Helbling, now Helbling, a ZRG company, in 1998 and represents a variety of client organizations nationwide in higher education, healthcare & hospitals, academic medical centers, civic, cultural and non-profit institutions, private equity-backed firms, real estate developers, and design, engineering and construction firms. He has broad experience in identifying and securing professionals for roles at all levels of a client’s organization and maintains long-term relationships with clients and candidates.

Marc has an innate ability to connect with clients and define their executive search parameters based on their organizational goals, mission, and vision. Many of his career successes involve partnerships with C-suite leadership, human resources professionals, finance leaders, administrative leaders, and operational leaders.

Areas of Expertise

Marc’s areas of expertise include Higher Education, Healthcare, Civic/Cultural/Non-Profit, Private Equity, Real Estate, Facilities Management, Construction, Architecture, and Engineering.


He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Hobbies and Interests

In his free time, Marc enjoys working out, golf, sports, music, movies, politics, art, history, and spending time with family and friends. 

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