Larry Hartmann, is the CEO of ZRG Partners, recently recognized as the fastest-growing executive search firm in North and South America with offices around the world providing senior-level retained search services to clients.
Prior to joining ZRG Partners in 2002, Larry was a founder of Rockford Industries; a NASDAQ traded commercial lending business that supported the medical device market. While at Rockford, the firm went from a pure start-up to an Inc. 500 recognized growth firm through IPO and ultimate sale to American Express. After the sale, Larry was an EVP with American Express for three years.
Larry also has broad board of director experience. In addition to public company experience as a board member, he has also served on boards in both Private Equity and Venture-backed businesses.
Additionally, Larry founded and now leads a non-profit ministry, Impact Paterson, which supports jobs placement and creation for the community of Paterson, NJ in the spirit of the Good Samaritan.
Larry is also author of Oddly Unjust, a book that explores the proof and odds that God exists, the Bible is the truth, and Jesus was indeed God’s Son through the lens of the OJ Simpson murder trial.
Larry is married for 31 years and lives in Edgewater, New Jersey with his wife. He has three sons.