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Stephen Konstans Brings Finance and Accounting Expertise to ZRG as Managing Director

Rochelle Park, NJ, January 9, 2024ZRG, a renowned global talent advisory firm, announces the appointment of Stephen Konstans as Managing Director. Joining the Financial Officers Practice, he brings a wealth of expertise acquired over three decades across various industries and global landscapes. Exemplary of his reputation within the field, Stephen also serves as both a speaker and moderator on a range of business and search-related subjects.

Before joining ZRG, Stephen was an impactful leader for Pearson Partners International for 18 years, serving as the firm’s Financial Officers Practice Leader. Earlier, he led his own executive search firm, held roles at D. E. Foster Partners and Robert Half International, and served as an auditor for Arthur Andersen and KPMG. He currently lends his expertise to the advisory boards of the Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance, affiliated with the University of Texas system, and Broadway Dallas.

Stephen has a proven aptitude for navigating the complexities of Fortune 500 environments and private enterprises alike, with clients including family offices, owner-operated businesses, and private equity-backed organizations. Having held CPA licensure in both Texas and Tennessee, he is especially aware of the complex demands and challenges inherent in finance and accounting leadership roles.

“Stephen has built longstanding client and candidate relationships across his career and brings a wealth of accounting and finance expertise to ZRG,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO. “The Global Financial Officers Practice looks forward to kicking off 2024 with Stephen as a strong addition to its growing team.

“ZRG’s commitment to serving clients is in direct alignment with my values as a search consultant, and the firm provides the platform and technology to truly make a difference for our clients,” Stephen added. “Further, ZRG offers the chance to grow and develop through the shared experiences of our world-class team.”

About ZRG

ZRG is a global talent advisory firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about how to find top talent. The company’s digital Zi platform combines talent intelligence, candidate insights, and process improvement to dramatically deliver executive searches quicker and with proven better results.

Today, with the help of private equity investor RFE Investment Partners, ZRG is among the fastest-growing firms in the search industry and provides a full suite of retained search, on-demand talent, and consulting and advisory solutions across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia.