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ZSG Celebrates Second Consecutive Year on Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies List

COLUMBUS, Ohio—ZSG, a nationally-recognized search firm headquartered in Columbus, proudly secured the 30th position in Columbus Business First’s esteemed ranking of the region’s 50 fastest-growing private companies for 2023. This marks the second consecutive year that ZSG has earned a coveted spot on this prestigious list, showcasing the company’s sustained growth and success.

The annual ranking, curated by Columbus Business First, identifies Columbus-area companies that have demonstrated outstanding financial performance and significant revenue growth. ZSG’s remarkable ascent from its previous ranking illustrates the company’s continued dedication to excellence and its impact on the local business landscape.

John Zambito, founder and president of ZSG, expressed his enthusiasm about this achievement, stating, “Being recognized in the Fast 50 for the second year in a row is a tremendous honor. It underscores the effectiveness of our strategies, the dedication of our team and the trust our clients place in us. We are proud of our growth trajectory and remain committed to delivering top-notch search and recruiting services to our clients.”

To qualify for Columbus Business First’s Fast 50, companies must be privately held, for-profit entities with at least $1 million in annual revenue over the past three years. ZSG’s inclusion in this renowned list for the second consecutive year emphasizes the company’s financial stability, strategic acumen and resilience in a competitive business environment.

ZSG’s success is attributed not only to its financial achievements but also to the exceptional team of search professionals driving the company’s growth. As ZSG continues to ascend in the rankings, the commitment to delivering outstanding results to clients and fostering a positive work environment for its team remains at the forefront of the company’s mission.

For more information about ZSG and its recognition as the one of the fastest-growing private companies in Columbus, please contact us here.

ZSG team with Columbus First's Fast 50 award in 2023
Recruiting firm ZSG secured the 30th position in Columbus Business First’s esteemed ranking of the region’s 50 fastest-growing private companies for 2023.

About ZSG

John Zambito, a nationally-recognized recruiting expert, founded ZSG in 2003 as a recruiting firm specializing in professional to executive-level searches. The firm’s proven expertise extends across various industries, with a core focus on manufacturing and construction. ZSG’s success is attributed to its dedicated team of search professionals, committed to excellence and delivering the best and most qualified candidates to its client partners.

About Columbus Business First

A division of American City Business Journals, Columbus Business First is a specialty publication that features local people and decision makers who are leaders in their business communities. They report on local and national issues that impact subscribers’ businesses and assist them in growing their companies. Learn more at