Sharon Stein serves as Managing Director in ZRG’s NY office. While she primarily specializes in Private Equity, during the course of her 25-year career in retained search she has also conducted numerous assignments on behalf of Consumer-facing, Financial Services and Technology companies. She recruits leaders in General Management, Marketing and Strategy.
Sharon has sustained a successful track record of helping to build senior leadership teams at both established and emerging companies. Given her broad range of experience she often presents her clients with innovative solutions to fulfill human capital needs. As a result, her client relationships have often spanned a decade or more.
Prior to joining ZRG Partners, Sharon spent 10 years as the Founder & President of Sagamore NA, a boutique retained search firm. Earlier in her career she served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Raines International.
Areas of Expertise
Sharon also brings deep expertise in recruiting current and former consultants to a wide variety of roles in Private Equity Operating/Resources Groups, General Management, Strategy, and Business Development. She understands the nuances associated with recruiting these high-performers and, as a known entity in this community, consultants respond to her outreach. Whether a position is focused on growth, operations improvement, or is transactional in nature, Sharon is able to ensure the appropriate, best-in-class talent is hired to fulfill her clients’ aspirations.
In addition, Sharon focuses on recruiting leaders CMOs and their direct reports. She has completed searches across numerous sectors including retail, restaurants, hospitality, financial services and health payers. Recognizing that marketers today must be data-driven, digitally savvy, and agile, she has enabled her clients to be positioned for success and gain market share.
Sharon graduated from Union College with a B.S. in Psychology.