Jobplex Expands to Hartford

September, 2016

HARTFORD, CT (September 12, 2016) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the expansion of both DHR and Jobplex to Hartford, CT with consultants Patrick Slater from DHR, and Ken McGovern and Greg Sparzo from Jobplex, leading the team.

Slater, McGovern and Sparzo work across multiple market verticals throughout various industries. Their backgrounds coupled with the DHR and Jobplex collaborative culture and global footprint, will help to further build our network and enable growth in the United States and globally.

Slater joined DHR in June 2016 as partner in the Financial Services and Board & CEO Practice Groups. Prior to joining DHR, Slater served as Managing Director with Horton International. He began his search career in 2001 when he founded Brower Group, a boutique firm that served more than 100 prestigious financial services clients. Earlier in his career, he held senior roles at NCR Corporation and was an executive with two venture capital backed FinTech firms. Slater also served as the Chairman of PNS Group, a consortium of search firms, for more than 12 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated cum laude.

McGovern joined Jobplex in June 2016 as partner leading search engagements across North America focusing on Financial Services, Healthcare, and Advanced Technology. Prior to joining Jobplex, McGovern served as Managing Director of Horton International. Previously, McGovern served as executive vice president of Com-Pak Services, a direct marketing production and fulfillment provider. McGovern attended the University of Harford and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing.

Sparzo joined Jobplex in April 2016 as partner with an emphasis on finding top quality leadership in the sectors of Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Biologics, Analytics & Informatics. Prior to joining Jobplex, Sparzo served as Managing Director of Horton International. Sparzo started his career with large firms, as a Sales Executive at Eastman Kodak and a Regional Sales Manager at GE Capital. He then spent a period in engineering and entrepreneurship before serving as a professor in the MBA program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1995-2008.  Sparzo earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a Masters in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has done Doctoral work at Northeastern University in Boston.

Established in 1996, Jobplex leads the recruiting industry in offering diversified search services for your company’s next generation executive leader. Our customized search offerings and performance-based fee structure provide solutions from a Single Search to Project Recruitment. For more information on Jobplex, visit


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