People: Cejka Search, Alliance Industrial Solutions, ZRG, XPG Recruit


Cejka Search, a division of Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ: CCRN), named John Elffers as VP of executive search services. Elffers’ prior roles included regional VP of Cross Country Search; he has more than 25 years of experience.

Alliance Industrial Solutions, an industrial staffing firm based in Independence, Ohio, appointed David Bishop as president. Bishop previously was northeast president for EmployBridge. Bishop spent 14 years at EmployBridge and moved up the ranks to handling the $167 million northeast region. Bishop has also served as a regional VP for Randstad. Alliance Industrial Solutions is part of TalentLaunch, a network of independently operated staffing firms under common ownership.

Executive search firm ZRG announced Manny Corsino will serve as managing director of its Miami office. Corsino will manage ZRG’s global relations in Latin America; he previously led Latin American operations for two global executive search firms. Also, ZRG names Hugo Lara as managing director. Lara is based in Mexico City; he most recently served as industrial and advisory leader for Korn Ferry Mexico.

Rich Thompson is CEO of XPG Recruit, an executive search firm focused on recruiting for the staffing industry. Joining Thompson on the leadership team as partner is Amy Carlisle. Carlisle has 15 years of recruiting, sales and career-matching experience. XPG Recruit is based in Jacksonville, Florida.