Professional Profile

Leslie joined ZRG Partners in January 2016, after serving six (6) years as Utility Practice Leader for Preng & Associates. Leslie began her search career in 2000 with SpencerStuart, later joining Korn/Ferry’s Industrial Practice.

Previous Experience

Before entering the executive search profession, Leslie worked in various capacities within energy-focused corporations and consulting firms. Hands-on utility work includes marketing and engineering responsibilities with Columbia Gas of New York (now New York State Electric & Gas/Avangrid) as well as managing the customer group for the California Power Exchange. Leslie also served as a Principal Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ energy practice in Houston.

Areas of Expertise

Leslie’s executive search practice, supported by her direct industry work experience, focuses on guiding her clients through the process of recruiting top executive talent for their organizations. Candidate cultural fit and leadership sustainability attributes are woven into the candidate assessment process. Leslie’s goal with each search is to develop a diverse slate of qualified, recruitable candidates, poised to make a long term impact within her client organizations.

Education

Leslie Sharp holds a BS Civil Engineering degree from the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.