We are senior executive search and former internal talent acquisition professionals
We take pride in creating value for our clients and understand the importance of trust and results in search partnerships.

Chris Careccia

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

John Thacker

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Chris Careccia, co-founder and Managing Partner at Consulting Talent Group (CTG), specializes in professional services talent acquisition.

With extensive executive search experience, he has partnered with a range of consulting firms, from global firms to private equity-backed to founder-led boutique firms. Chris’s expertise spans Strategy, CFO Advisory, Operations, Supply Chain, Transaction Services, Human Capital, Digital, and Technology.

Previously, he held Partner roles at Heidrick & Struggles and another boutique search firm, focusing on senior-level placements in technology and services. Prior to this, Chris led executive recruiting at Booz & Company (now Strategy& PwC). He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

John Thacker, co-founder and Managing Partner at Consulting Talent Group (CTG), brings extensive executive search experience in the consulting and advisory sector.

With a focus on Strategy, Performance Improvement, Digital, Accounting Advisory, and CFO Advisory Services, John offers cross-industry search expertise. Previously, he was a Partner at another boutique search firm and held a leadership role in talent acquisition at Booz & Company (Strategy& PwC).

John began his career as a technology consultant at Deloitte, later transitioning to an executive recruiting role with Ernst & Young. He holds dual bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Florida State University.

Ryan German specializes in senior-level recruitment across cloud computing, technology services, and consulting sectors, filling executive, pre-partner, and partner roles in general management, go-to-market, product, and technology.

Prior to Consulting Talent Group (CTG), he led recruiting for Amazon Web Services’ Global Sales Organization during exponential growth from $4B to $30B in under five years.

Previously, Ryan managed experienced recruiting at Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting arm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Environmental Science from the University of Alabama.