Darren DeFazio

Darren DeFazio

Managing Director

Direct: 973.658.0030
Cell: 973.865.6718
[email protected] 

35 Waterview Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Parsippany, NJ 07054


Darren DeFazio is a Managing Director in the Robert Half Executive Search practice. He is based in the New Jersey/New York City area and partners with clients throughout the United States as well as internationally.

Darren specializes in senior- and executive-level searches for organizations of all sizes from startups to Fortune 500 firms. He has worked with clients in all industries, including manufacturing, distribution, retail and apparel, pharmaceutical, biotech, consumer products, insurance, real estate and construction, sports and entertainment, technology, financial services, telecommunications, universities, and not-for-profit organizations.


Darren originally started with Robert Half in 2003 as a Vice President in the Finance & Accounting permanent placement division, where he focused on placing mid- to senior-level finance and accounting professionals primarily throughout the New Jersey and New York City markets. Darren specialized in placing top-level executives, including Chief Financial Officers, Chief Accounting Officers, Treasury Directors, Global Controllers, Vice Presidents of Finance, Partners at CPA firms, Internal Audit Leaders, and Vice Presidents of Tax.

Darren started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Pharmaceutical Consulting practice in New Jersey. Prior to joining Robert Half, he worked with a consulting firm based in New York City as a Senior Analyst, focused on financial and industry benchmarking analysis within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Personal and Professional Activities

Darren graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science in finance and a minor in Economics and is a member of the Phi Kappa Tau national fraternity. He lives in northern New Jersey with his wife and two children.

Darren is an avid golfer and enjoys pursuing a variety of other outdoor athletic activities as often as possible.

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