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Brooke Ziolo

President / Executive Recruiter | Lighting | Lighting Design | Lighting Controls

Brooke Ziolo joined Egret Consulting in 2008 as an Executive Recruiter and excelled. She became a Partner in the firm in 2013 and the Managing Director in 2016. In 2019 Brooke purchased Egret from Ted Konnerth and is now the President & CEO. Brooke was also inducted into the Pinnacle Society, the top 80 industry leading recruiters in North America, in 2016. Brooke holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois.

Brooke is exclusively a Lighting Recruiter who works with manufacturers and distributors of lighting and LED fixtures, lamps, ballasts, drivers and lighting controls; as well as lighting design firms, MEP firms, architectural engineering firms, consulting engineering firms, independent rep agencies, and ESCOs. She is a member of WILD (Women in Lighting & Design), IES (Illuminating Engineering Society), IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers) and NAILD (National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors). She’s given presentations at lighting industry events and written articles for the trade publications. Brooke’s experience in all facets of the lighting industry allows her to quickly assess her clients’ needs and identify the right talent.

Brooke recruits for individual contributor roles to VP and C-Suite level positions in functional disciplines including Sales (calling on specifiers, contractors, distributors, OEM’s, ESCOs, end users, national accounts, showrooms, etc.), Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, Operations, Branch Management, Quotations, Project Management and more. Additionally, Brooke is responsible for Egret’s lighting design clients and has an extensive network of Lighting Designers (junior, senior, associate and principal level), project managers and management professionals.


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Specialty Areas

  • Contingent Search
  • Retained Search
  • IoT
  • Lighting & Lighting Controls
  • Lighting Manufacturing
  • ESCOs
  • Electrical Distributors
  • Lighting Design