Thrive TRM is excited to announce the addition of Ken Vancini, Founder of ZRG Partners, to our growing team as Director of Industry Solutions. Ken brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from over two decades of working in the executive search industry.

As a subject matter expert, Ken will be an incredible asset to Thrive and our customers. He has a passion for technology and understands the critical role it plays in the lives of today’s executive recruiters.

In addition to thought leadership and solution design, Ken will work closely on the development of strategic accounts as an expert resource and liaison.

“I am thrilled to join the Thrive team. I have followed the company for a while and could not be more impressed with the people and the product,” Ken said. “I look forward to helping executive search firms in a whole new way.”

Ken founded ZRG Partners (now the 11th largest firm) in 1999 and ran the firm until 2015. After his time at ZRG, Ken founded Innova International which quickly situated itself as a premier advisor to the executive search industry.

Ken has a firm grasp on the biggest pain points and challenges executive search firms face on a daily basis. These invaluable insights will guide and help us prioritize advancements to Thrive’s products and services.

About Ken Vancini:

Under Ken’s leadership, ZRG Partners became an international global leader in executive search. During his 16 years at ZRG, Ken successfully ran executive searches for his clients in 22 countries. He established consistent, streamlined operations for all ZRG locations. Among many other contributions, Ken spearheaded their commitment to technology solutions and best practices.

After ZRG, Ken founded Innova International. At its core, Innova International was built to help executive search firms adapt, scale, and grow by delivering exceptional advisory work to a rapidly changing industry.