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Terry Petzold
Managing Director
Dallas, TX
O: +1.972.449.5737
M: +1.318.349.7570

Professional Profile

Terry has been recognized as a top producing technology headhunter and is considered an expert in workforce development with a strong background in the technology and federal arenas. He has been a keynote speaker and lecturer for many Fortune 500 companies, federal entities and universities.

Previous Experience

Prior to his decade of experience in the search industry in technology, Terry spent ten years in the software industry leading teams for several global ERP, EDI and consultancy companies including Sage, Infor and Sopra Steria Group. Terry has executed over a thousand searches globally and previously built a highly specialized boutique recruitment firm in the ERP and Cybersecurity space prior to joining ZRG. Terry is responsible for strategic execution of a range of roles including CIO, CTO, CPO, CDO, CISO, VP Information Technology, VP Information Security and various Director and Manager roles throughout an IT organization. His search assignments have spanned functions such as ERP, Cloud, SaaS, Cybersecurity, Infosec, Data Governance, Process Improvement and others in multiple industries such as manufacturing, life sciences, distribution, retail, software and federal programs.

Terry is an Honorary Commander for the United States Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing, 2nd Communications/Cyberspace Squadron housed at AFGSC/Barksdale AFB. He sits on numerous boards and is involved in several workforce and economic development committees. Terry was recently recognized as “Business Person of the Year” and was an honoree of the “40 under 40” award in his local community.