Paul J. GrocePartner
New York, NY OfficePhone: 212-588-3532Paul J. Groce is a Partner in CTPartners New York Office and leads the firm's Chief Information Officer (CIO) Functional Practice.
A seasoned search executive with over 20 years of professional experience, Paul
has placed C-Suite technology and operations executives in key positions across all industries.The CIO Practice provides horizontal specialization in the areas of Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Application Development, IT Operations and other information technology (IT) team human capital needs
.In addition to pure technology assignments, Paul
has experience in related areas including operations, information security, quality, business process outsourcing, and inclusion/diversity focused teambuilding.
Paul's industry-specific IT search experience includes financial services vertical areas of retail, insurance, cards, mortgage, transaction processing, asset management, and investment banking.In addition to this, he has deep experience in consumer and retail, life sciences, pharmaceutical and manufacturing technology assignments at the Vice President and higher levels.With functional expertise taking him across all industries, Paul also executes senior-level general management roles for technology dependant organizations.
Select clients over recent years include Abercrombie & Fitch
, American Express
, Bank of America
, Dow Jones
, JPMorgan Chase
, and Wachovia
. Prior to joining CTPartners, Paul was with another leading executive search firm where he consistently achieved outstanding results both in client satisfaction and completion time.He
was credited with making the highest diverse executive placement ratios in his
practice.Earlier in his career, Paul was Director of North American Sales in the Process Control technology sector, managing an international technology sales and support group.He served on sabbatical in the Office of White House Personnel in Baghdad in 2003 in support of international reconstruction efforts in Iraq.Paul holds a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point.He served globally as an Infantry Officer with the 9th Infantry Regiment.He earned his MBA in Finance from the Auburn University College of Business.Paul
is a nationally ranked Masters U.S. Track & Field competitor.