John Liacone is a Managing Director with The Overture Group working with clients on solving their staffing and recruiting needs. John has over 25 years of experience providing executive search, interim staffing, human resources management and career transition services that have helped guide organizations and individuals to meet their goals and objectives.
John started his career over 30 years ago in the financial industry as a Manager / Director of Information Technologies. After serving in that role for 8 years, John then decided to make a career transition into executive recruiting. Since that time, John has worked in various talent management environments including corporate recruiting, consulting, contingency and executive retained search/interim staffing and career transition services. Prior to joining The Overture Group in 2010, John was a Director at RSM LLP where he led the Executive Search/Interim Staffing Practice.
John was a Human Resources Manager for a major steel distributor. During his tenure with this employer, he worked in staffing and recruiting while leading employee relations. This role involved strategic planning, benefits administration, compensation, organizational development, and employee relations.
John is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the Career Management Group, Financial Executive International. He is a founder and board member of the LG (Leadership Group, CFO | CEO | CHRO).
John earned a BS Degree in Information Technology with a secondary focus on Business Law / Accounting from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. He has completed graduate studies in Business Administration at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois.