Meet the Authors

John Binkley

John is the President of CRG Search. He has more than 20 years of executive search experience, has been ranked a Top 1% recruiter for more than 15 years, and leads a CRG Search team that has completed more than 5,000 executive searches. He holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication and a master’s degree in theology, and is completing a Ph.D. in leadership. John is married; is the father of four; is a foster parent; and resides in Charlotte. Some of his philanthropic endeavors include foster care, the Wounded Warrior Project, Compassion International, Habitat for Humanity and Samaritan’s Purse.

Jason Heller

Jason Heller is the Chief Operating Officer and an owner of CRG. With more than 20 years of executive search, sales and recruiting experience, he brings more than seven years of finance and securities expertise through entrepreneurship and business building. Jason holds a bachelor of science degree in corporate finance.

Evan Sparks

Evan Sparks is the Vice President of Integration for CRG. Evan brings seven years of recruiting industry experience and has successfully made more than 350 placements. Prior to joining CRG, Evan was a top-ranked recruiter for Randstad, the largest recruiting firm in the world. Evan holds a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and was a Ruck Leadership Institute Scholar.