About Us

About Us

About Us

Having the right people, in the right roles, at the right time is critical to the success of any business strategy.

Afton Consulting Group understands the nature of your hiring needs and creates specialized solutions for your unique challenges.

After more than 20 years of experience in the talent acquisition industry, I founded Afton Consulting Group, a Global Human Resources Consulting firm specializing in Talent Acquisition. Our service offerings include Advisory, Analytics, Training, and Executive Search focused on People, Process, Technology, and Metrics.

Having held the position of a Fortune 500 Global Talent Acquisition Leader, I realize the importance of driving improvements in the areas of quality, speed, productivity, and cost. My diverse background that includes both corporate and third-party executive search experience makes me uniquely qualified to create custom-built, sustainable solutions for your organization.

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Founder & Managing Partner

John Ricciardi

John Ricciardi is a self-proclaimed ski bum who passes the time between ski trips as a Founder & Managing Partner of Afton Consulting Group, a global human resources consulting firm with a specialty in executive search. He is a global talent acquisition leader with 20 years of experience developing, implementing, and leading the recruiting function. His experience as a practitioner includes both agency and corporate settings where he managed large teams and created strategic solutions for organizations, including global process development, employment branding, ATS selection, and RPO implementation/management.


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Afton Consulting Group is a global human resources consulting firm with a specialty in Talent Acquisition