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Executive Multicultural Recruiter, De Forest Search

Camilo Zarta is an Executive Recruiter at De Forest Search with more than nine years of experience in marketing, sales and research for multiple industries. Camilo currently leads the multicultural vertical at De Forest Search, a national search firm with a global reach and over 100 years of combined experience recruiting top talent for well-known Fortune 100 brands and emerging businesses.

Camilo emigrated to the U.S. from Colombia at a very young age. This experience helped shape Camilo’s thinking, affording him an insider’s perspective on multiculturalism.

Camilo received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Public Health Certificate from the University of Maryland. As the leader of De Forest Search Multicultural division, Camilo focuses on sourcing and filling qualified and accomplished multicultural candidates for leading organizations. De Forest Multicultural division was launched to facilitate the seismic demographic shift in the U.S. Camilo works closely with progressive companies which seek to benefit from building culturally diverse organizations and help solve the major problem corporations face in hiring today, which is unintentional bias. With candidates, Camilo utilizes his industry knowledge to assists them with understanding the job market, preparing them for client interviews and ultimately making sure the client and candidates are a perfect match.