Marc Datz

Managing Director

Marc is responsible for client development and leading searches and search teams from inception to completion.

He joined Helbling, now Helbling, a ZRG company, in 1998 and represents a variety of client organizations nationwide in higher education, healthcare & hospitals, academic medical centers, civic, cultural and non-profit institutions, private equity-backed firms, real estate developers, and design, engineering and construction firms. He has broad experience in identifying and securing professionals for roles at all levels of a client’s organization and maintains long-term relationships with clients and candidates.

Marc has an innate ability to connect with clients and define their executive search parameters based on their organizational goals, mission, and vision. Many of his career successes involve partnerships with C-suite leadership, human resources professionals, finance leaders, administrative leaders, and operational leaders.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh. In his free time, Marc enjoys enjoys working out, golf, sports, music, movies, politics, art, history, and spending time with family and friends.

Recently Completed Searches

  • Assistant Vice Chancellor of Design Stewardship for the University of Pittsburgh
  • Director of Information Management, Planning & Design Administration for the University of Pittsburgh
  • Associate Vice Chancellor, Planning, Design & Construction for the University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Business Affairs, and Treasurer (Financial Operations) for Robert Morris University
  • Director, Building Activation & Transition for UC Davis Health
  • Chief Facilities, Operations, and Planning Officer for UMiami Health

Active Searches

“The ability of our firm to play a role in supporting the growth and success of our clients, as well as advancing the careers and personal fulfillment of the candidates who we secure, is truly humbling and gratifying.”

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