Kerry D. Moynihan is a Managing Director at ZRG. Throughout his 25-year career, his professional expertise and consultative approach have helped clients successfully build the value of their enterprises. His client engagements have covered a wide range of industries including retail and the consumer sector, business services, financial services, technology, and NGOs.
Strategically restructuring boards of directors is a specialty. Kerry also specializes in building executive management teams for the portfolio companies of leveraged buyout and venture capital funds, as well as public companies undergoing dramatic growth or rapid change. Most typically, these are for CEO and CFO roles.
Kerry has divided his consulting career between New York and Washington, DC and was a partner with two of the world’s largest executive search firms for more than a dozen years. His experience spans work with clients on six continents and he holds dual U.S. and EU citizenship. He has served on a number of advisory boards for emerging companies in technology and business services. He has written about and is sought by the media for his views on corporate governance, human capital, and executive compensation issues and has served as an expert witness on the latter.
Outside his business activities, Kerry has served on the National Selection Committee of the Jefferson Scholars Program at UVA. He has also served as President of the Wharton Alumni Assistance Fund; the Treasurer of the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, the only privately-funded national park in the USA; and on the board of SOS Children’s Villages USA. He is an avid skier and is active in coaching youth lacrosse.
Areas of Expertise
Private equity firms & their portfolio companies, and Board of Directors search.
Kerry is a graduate of the University of Virginia in English Literature and holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School.
Hobbies and Interests
Outside his business activities, Kerry has served on the National Selection Committee & Capital Campaign Advisory Board of the Jefferson Scholars Program at UVA; on the advisory boards of Triton Business Development Services and Big Shoes Media; as president of the Wharton Alumni Assistance Fund; the treasurer of the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, the only privately-funded national park in the USA; and as a director of SOS Children’s Villages USA. A one-time Jeopardy contestant and radio disc jockey, he remains an avid skier and has long been active in coaching youth lacrosse.