Who we are

We are industry insiders. Our search consultants come from the industries and often the very roles that they now recruit for on behalf of our clients. This gives us real insight into and understanding of what makes a great candidate for a given role. We are highly specialized.

Our Difference

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Experience

We don’t just rely on the job description–our recruiters have direct professional experience in the industries in which we place talent, which means we have unparalleled insight into the roles on which we work. As advisors, we are able to help you define what you need and work to find the top talent that will fulfill your firm's needs.
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Partnership

We work in partnership with our clients to understand the nuances of the position and the bigger picture of your firm’s overall talent strategy and goals. We are an extension of your team and work closely with you to articulate your goals and find you the best people to achieve them.
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Expertise

Since our founding in 1997, we have acted as a trusted advisor to our clients, advising on all aspects of human capital strategy. We curate our search process to what is best for your firm and what you are looking for in your next hire. Our deep knowledge and history in the industry allows us access to a broad network of innovative channels where we can source and connect with the best talent.

Our Specialized Teams

Glocap combines the market knowledge and leadership experience of our specialized consultants, along with innovative assessment and screening methodologies to help you find the right talent. Backed by a time-tested search process, our consultants bring hands-on experience in the industries they serve to help you find the employees who will best fit your organization’s unique needs. We pride ourselves on our personalized approach, leveraged by technology, which enables us to effectively match your top performing firm with the industry's top talent.

Leadership Team

Our leadership team shares one goal: a relentless drive and focus on client and candidate service. Our goal is career-long relationships with our clients and candidates.
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Adam Zoia

Chairman & Founder
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Adam founded Glocap in 1997 and has been engaged in investment professional recruiting ever since both on the private equity and hedge fund sides of Glocap's business. He serves as the firm's Chairman & Founder. Adam is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country and is the co-editor-in-chief of the annual Private Equity Compensation Report as well as the Hedge Fund Compensation Report (published with Hedge Fund Research). Adam started his career as an academic having taught at Harvard College for three years as a Teaching Fellow in Economics. Adam has a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School with a concentration in finance (summa cum laude; Joseph Wharton Scholar), a B.A. in History from The University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude; Benjamin Franklin Scholar), an Honours B.A. in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University Balliol College (graduated with a first on all papers) and a JD from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude). Adam lives in NYC with his wife and three children, is a member of YPO (Metro Chapter), is an avid triathlete and marathoner and has completed two Ironman Triathlons. He is the co-founder and Chairman of Stella.ai Inc.(www.stella.ai) a Silicon Valley-based artificial intelligence recruiting platform and talent marketplace. He is also the CEO and Co-Founder of CompIQ, Inc, is a New York based enterprise software company that provides employee-by-employee, customized compensation bench-marking data to help clients make competitive compensation strategy decisions.
Office
New York, NY
Mail
zoia@glocap.com
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Annette Krassner

CEO
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Annette recently joined Glocap as CEO. She brings over 25 years of experience within the financial services industry working with both small and large firms. Annette was most recently a Partner and the Chief Administrative Officer at Pine River Capital Management from 2012 through March 2017. She had global oversight for human resources, facilities, events, administrative staff and internal communications. She founded and chaired the firm’s Charitable Initiatives Committee, and was a member of the Operating and Human Capital Committees. Prior to joining Pine River, Annette spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs where she was a Managing Director in the Securities Division. She co-headed the Prime Brokerage Consulting Services & Product Development team, having founded Consulting Services in 1999. The team helped hedge funds set up their offices and then facilitated their business growth. Annette joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 as a Senior Telecom Analyst where she had project management responsibilities for setting up GS offices globally. From 1986 to 1994 Annette worked at IPC Information Systems. She received a BA in Communications from the State University of New York, Oneonta. Annette was named one of the Hedge Fund Journal's "50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2013" and is a member of the UJA Women's Executive Circle Committee.
Office
New York, NY
Mail
annette.krassner@glocap.com
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Laura Vincent Smith

Chief Operating Officer
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Laura is the Chief Operating Officer of Glocap and oversees business operations across the entire firm. Prior to joining Glocap, Laura worked at Columbia Business School with several professors conducting economics research regarding credit utilization behaviors, specifically focusing on the effect of the real estate bubble and mortgage crisis of 2008 on credit utilization behavior. Prior to that, Laura worked with New York based start-up to create an alternative credit score for students to better inform student lending. Laura received her BA with Honors (magna cum laude) in Economics from Amherst College in Amherst, MA and grew up in Minneapolis, MN. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, opera, and traveling.
Office
New York, NY
Mail
smith@glocap.com
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