FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Sept. 18, 2014) – Zweig Group is excited to announce that Randy Wilburn is re-joining the firm to help grow the executive search division. Wilburn, who first worked for Zweig Group in the firm’s executive search team in the 1990s/2000s, was an owner in the firm. Randy left the firm when it was sold in 2004 to a private equity group. Now that Zweig Group is back in the hands of the original founding partner, Mark Zweig, Randy is re-joining the firm to help them build a key part of their business.
“It’s pretty exciting for me to come back to Zweig Group and the management consulting and executive search field. I can take what I’ve learned over the past decade and apply it into the AEC framework,” said Wilburn. “I am looking forward to again being a part of what I have always viewed as a great organization.”
Since he last worked at Zweig Group, Wilburn became an author, speaker, consultant, trainer, and business coach. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on a variety of topics including leadership skills, strategic planning, and small business development. One of his programs, Bootstrap Bootcamp, incorporates a holistic approach to small business development by focusing on the individual first and the business second.
“We are delighted to have Randy back with us,” said Mark Zweig, Zweig Group founder and CEO. “He is going to have an immediate impact on our business as he knows this industry well. Randy is a proven performer as he understands how to find people to fill critical roles, an important service for our clients”
Wilburn has been featured in Business Week, and The Boston Globe, and the Blog of Timothy Ferriss, Author of the NY Times Best Seller, “4 Hour Work Week,” in addition to being a former spokesperson for Elance.com. He also spends time inspiring young people and entrepreneurs with motivational talks that focus on encouragement and leadership development. He is a graduate of Howard University and The Summer Leadership Institute at Harvard University. He is a certified business coach and a teacher in Biblical Entrepreneurship through the Nehemiah Project.