SEARCH Group Partners Names Connie Spyropoulos-Linardakis As New Managing Director

Distinguished leader teams with boutique search firm to create exclusive executive search practice

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SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEARCH Group Partners (SGP) announced the addition of Connie Spyropoulos-Linardakis, who will spear-head the firms Executive Search Practice as Managing Director.  Spyropoulos, a dynamic multi-talented executive, will focus on broadening the range of strategic and nation-wide executive search services, to support the firm's industry and geographically diverse clients.

Spyropoulos, who most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Zions Bancorporation, brings more than 25 years of practitioner experience to SGP.  In her role at Zions, she oversaw the Human Resources Function for a $55B holding company and was one of the highest ranked female executives in the company.  In this role, Spyropoulos was responsible for leading an integrated human resources department for the bank holding company, with a collective employee base of more than 12,000 employees in 12 states. Previous to Zions, she developed and led global executive recruiting, talent development and succession strategy for Raytheon. In this role, she secured and developed the executive leadership for over 400 titles required for Raytheon to meet its business and financial objectives in an intensely competitive defense market.

Said Spyropoulos, "I'm extremely pleased to be joining SEARCH Group Partners. Companies are hungry for executive talent to take them to the next level and for a strategic search partner to help facilitate the match."

Spyropoulos is an accomplished human resources executive that brings a Fortune 50 background, from a variety of industries and geographies.  "We are delighted to have Connie. She has built a strong reputation as a key recruitment partner, particularly with clients who seek collaboration with someone who has a keen understanding of their respective requirements and a commitment to the long-term success of their organization," said SEARCH Group Partners Chief Executive Officer, Ema Ostarcevic. "Connie's personal style, integrity and dedication to service have earned her an unprecedented amount of praise from both business partners and candidates alike.  She is a great cultural fit for our team and will add significant value to our company and vision."

Spyropoulos is a published author and is often interviewed for feature articles in trade newspapers and journals, including The Wall Street Journal, HR Executive Magazine, HR Benefits Magazine, Corporate Leadership Council and local trade publications.

About SEARCH Group Partners

SEARCH Group Partners (SGP) is a premier boutique recruiting firm, with offices in Utah and Tennessee-- conducting searches on a nationwide basis. SGP provides professional talent acquisition and consulting services. The services SGP offers include temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement, consulting, interim management transitions, on-site solutions, outsourcing, and talent development.

SGP's customized searches and individual attention is dedicated to the following niches: Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Technology, Marketing & Creative, Healthcare Support, Executive & Senior Management, and Human Resource Consulting.

Search Group Partners is the proud winner of Inavero's Best of Staffing® 2014 Client Satisfaction Award. To learn more about the company, visit

Media Contact:
SEARCH Group Partners
Heather Nicholls, Publicist
p. 801.535.4620

Executive Search Contact:
Connie Spyropoulos-Linardakis, Managing Director
p. 801.535.4620


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