Bios-MichaelZinnMichael D. Zinn
Senior Managing Director

Client Service Areas: Private Equity & Corporate Coverage

Michael D. Zinn is a Senior Managing Director at Whitney Partners in the Private Equity & Corporate Coverage practice. Mr. Zinn focuses on managing our senior leadership executive searches for public, private equity, and our investment management clients' portfolio companies.

With more than twenty-five years of search experience, Mr. Zinn brings an extensive track record in the selection of talent. Mr. Zinn has led searches with clients in the Corporate, Alternative Investments, Investment Banking, and Public Sectors. He has completed searches for all levels of C-management and has successfully built teams in corporate & business development, corporate strategy, general management, marketing & sales, finance, information technology, human resources, and operations including manufacturing and distribution / logistics. He has extensive experience identifying and recruiting senior executives and their leadership teams who are shaping, building and monetizing their companies.

Prior to joining Whitney, Mr. Zinn was head of his own firm, Michael D. Zinn & Associates, Inc.  The firm was recognized in the book "Rites of Passage," by John Lucht in which it was awarded the designation of "Outstanding Executive Search Firm."

Previously, Mr. Zinn conducted executive-level searches in the Corporate, Investment Banking and Technology  sectors at Richards Consultants Ltd. and at Korn/Ferry International.

Mr. Zinn holds a Masters of Business Administration from St. John's University and a Bachelor's degree from Ithaca College.