Meet Our Zayla Team
We recruit the best to give the best.
Founder & CEO
Mr. Crawford has over 25 years of strategic compensation and corporate governance consulting experience advising over 250 public, private and not-for-profit organizations.
Mr. Pickering joined Zayla Partners in 2022 as a Consultant. His role consists on performing data analytics for corporate financial performance. Mr. Pickering’s experiences include the use of trends and analysis incorporated into college athletic decision making. He also analyzed film and schematics to help his organization be successful.
Before joining Zayla Partners, Mr. Pickering was a collegiate athlete while pursuing an MBA. He was recognized as a Big 10 Academic-All American, and was recognized to the Tom Osborne Citizenship team. While doing so, he focused on coordinating nonprofit events for pediatric brain cancer research, mentoring disadvantaged youth, and coordinating athletes for hospital visits.
Senior Consultant Mr. Quint joined Zayla Partners as a Consultant in 2022. His work consists of analyzing comprehensive sets of compensation data and reviewing corporate financial performance while assembling custom client reports. Mr. Quint’s experience includes executive and non-employee director compensation, non-profit compensation, and annual and long-term incentive design.
Office Manager Mrs. Sprauer joined the Zayla team in August of 2022. She is the glue to the Zayla office day-to-day operations, accounting and human resources while providing administrative support to partners and staff.
Marketing and Design Manager Ms. Penny joined the Zayla team in October 2022. Mykalynn is a seasoned marketing director with a focus on digital marketing and design. She also specializes in public relations, social media, and brand awareness.