(07) 32299554 contact@zrc.com.au


As a manager of business development with a career history spanning 26 years in the Financial Services industry, Ric is experienced in recruiting and coaching staff, managing products and processes, and influencing change to create growth and achieve business objectives. His simple theory and passion for personal success is to focus on helping others succeed both professionally and personally.

Ric commenced his career as an adviser with AMP in 1985. After successfully growing and selling his business, he focused on developing his education and a corporate career in business development, corporate superannuation sales then moved to Suncorp in 1995 as Product Manager, Superannuation. Ric achieved a successful product simplification process at Suncorp by consolidating the range of deferred annuity, personal superannuation, and income stream products to create a “cradle to the grave” offer. In addition, he was involved in the introduction of external investment options for the first time within a SUNCORP product and the flexibility of individual member investment choice.

Refocusing his career to directly work with businesses to improve their position was realised in 1999 with a move to AXA as a Practice Development Manager. Ric was awarded National Practice Development Manager of the year in 2006 based on KPI’s of recruitment and increase in contribution to revenue. In 2007, Ric established Zanetti Recruitment and Consulting, the specialist recruitment firm supporting the financial services industry.


On the back of completing his Masters in Human Resources (IR), Ben made the move to Brisbane from New South Wales. He has experience across the eastern seaboard.

Ben’s previous roles included the recruitment of new staff, working with senior management on team performance improvement and coaching staff on both technical and soft skills. Ben is passionate about building the most effective teams possible. With his experience in working with both employers and job seekers from a broad range of backgrounds, he brings a fresh set of eyes to the Zanetti team.



Larisa is a motivated professional with a proven career in Recruitment and Client Relations. She is adaptive to change, with a natural ability to help others by developing and maintaining rapport.

This is based on her positive outlook, confident style and a keen desire for the best outcome for all stakeholders involved.

Larisa has always enjoyed recruitment as a platform to help others achieve their ultimate career goals – focusing on the support and successful placements for Temp, Contract and Permanent based positions.



After spending five years in the retail industry gaining experience in customer service, Human Resources, staff training and payroll, Anne-Marie entered the temporary recruitment field as a consultant within a large firm. This opportunity allowed her to gain valuable knowledge of the overall recruitment processes, whilst being diverse enough to further develop her payroll skills.

Prior to commencing a family, Anne-Marie’s career in payroll grew to include the 2IC payroll for a national food service retailer and payroll manager for a national airline. Both of these organisations had high volume, diverse payroll structures.These positions were a testament to Anne-Marie’s ability to manage people, work to deadlines and deliver outcomes.

Anne-Marie is responsible for ZRC’s Consulting payroll (including contract staff) and accounts within the business.


What makes us unique?

Our personal understanding of the Wealth Management industry means that what we do and how we choose to do it comes from years of working within your environments.

Finding the right person to fill a vacancy takes time, expertise and money. The consequences of making an incorrect
hiring decision will affect all levels of performance, motivation and success on the organisation. Our experience and
research tells us there is direct correlation between the wrong hire and increased attrition rates.

That’s why at Zanetti Recruitment & Consulting we believe that Attitude, Attributes and the Ability to learn are far more important than just the right skills set alone. We take a “whole of life approach” beyond the transaction to supporting our clients and candidates from initial engagement, through to ongoing care. As a financial services recruitment specialist, we know that keeping abreast of continued changes in legislation and regulatory frameworks forms the foundation of a successful system, made possible by the right people who believe in what you do.

Our steadfast commitment to ‘Ethics First’ and delivering competence based solutions, provides the behavioural framework for our relationships with clients and candidates.

  • We won’t present a candidate to a client without meeting the candidate face to face.
  • We adapt our methodologies to suit both our client and candidate’s individual needs.
  • Central to our business philosophy we only fill assignments within a market that we know intimately.
  • We only advertise roles that we have been engaged to fill.
  • We believe in finding the right fit not just filling a role.
  • Our consultants understand the industry they recruit for.
  • Our experience and connections ensure access to talent beyond Queensland.
  • Our long history has created a local and national network of clients and candidates in the industry.
  • Energy, efficiency and passion are values that drive our consultants to consistently achieve positive outcomes.
  • We bring a unique proposition to the market: one built on trust and competence with a balance between art and science.

As a client, we take the time to get to know your business personally and understand your current requirements and future goals.  We are committed to helping you find the right people to maintain momentum and help you achieve your goals.

As a candidate, we take the time to get to know you personally and understand your skills, strengths, goals and aspirations. We are committed to supporting you to maintain momentum and help you achieve your career goals.

Founded in 2007, Zanetti Recruitment & Consulting is a specialist recruitment company servicing the financial services industry, a market we know intimately.

Zanetti Recruitment & Consulting was established in Brisbane in 2007 to supply qualified personnel to the financial services sector in Queensland. We recognised that the processes and procedures in superannuation, funds management, insurance and financial planning are complex and unique and since our formation we have successfully placed hundreds of specialist permanent and contract personnel across Queensland. Through our alliance partnership in NSW and Victoria, we have a network than spans the eastern seaboard offering a solution for interstate markets.

This structure supports flexibility so that our resources and client service can be delivered efficiently, and cost effectively, according to our clients’ shifting priorities.

Furthermore, our structure assures our clients of clear, well informed decision making and communication which is why we have been noted for consistently delivering return on investment and continuous improvement to our clients in areas such as best practice assessment methodologies, reduced cost-per-hire and greater retention.

“ZRC – where art and science meet to provide a great employment outcome.”

For more information, please contact 07 3229 9554