CHICAGO (July 13, 2022) — U.S. Soccer today announced that it has selected top recruiting firm TurnkeyZRG to lead its search for a new Chief Executive Officer. The search for a candidate begins after current CEO Will Wilson announced last month that he will be stepping down from the role at the end of October to pursue new professional ventures and opportunities.
TurnkeyZRG is recognized as a top executive search and talent recruiting firm in sports, entertainment and media. The company recently completed the search for a new Commissioner at the ACC, Pac-12, and Big 12, and is currently assisting the NCAA in finding its next leader. In soccer specifically, TurnkeyZRG has recently helped place leaders at Charlotte FC, Orlando City SC, Columbus Crew, FC Cincinnati and other roles at Major League Soccer’s office. TurnkeyZRG has also worked extensively with the USOPC and other NGB’s.
TurnkeyZRG is the sports, entertainment, music & media practice of ZRG, the world’s ninth-largest global search firm, as well as the fastest growing search firm in two of the last four years with offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and more. The firm has successfully completed more than 1,400 placements within sales, marketing, media, business intelligence, operations & administration, and chief executive roles.