Executive Senior Partner - Direct Hire
Experience: Practical knowledge and skill derived from direct participation. True experience is engaged, dynamic, and significant. And Chris Kehl demonstrates it each and every day. As a Senior Partner in Lucas Group's Military Transition Division, Chris serves as a client liaison, knowledgeably assisting companies to identify and hire the learning leaders who will positively guide organizations and drive results – today and for years to come. Chris skillfully works with Fortune 1000 companies across the United States, helping to fill key roles in manufacturing, operations, logistics, engineering, sales and marketing, and consulting with transitioning Military leaders who bring a solutions-oriented approach to corporate America.
The insight Chris provides his corporate clients is both well earned and reassuringly sound. He brings personal knowledge of the distinctive skill sets and impressive capabilities of Military candidates – having served in the US Army as both a Soldier, Commander and leader. Today Chris serves in the Army Reserves as a Senior logistics and operations leader, responsible for part of the planning and coordination of US Army and Army Reserve logistics for regional and national incidents (Hurricanes, Earthquakes, etc). With tangible and personal knowledge, Chris employs his experiences every day to deliver consultative, honest, and intelligent recruiting services.
In civilian life, Chris built a successful career as a corporate project manager and trainer, developing an intricate understanding of the corporate hiring process. Having hired Military candidates as a civilian business leader, Chris understands the opportunities and advantages of hiring from the worlds’ most diverse,
educated, and reputable talent pool. Led by a sincere desire to help others – both at a personal and corporate level – to build better lives and better businesses, Chris joined Lucas Group over fourteen years ago and has quickly established himself as a principal recruiter.
Chris prides himself with delivering long-term talent solutions. He successfully matches hiring companies with the skilled professionals who are able to lead teams, drive financial results and create positive operational impact that reverberates throughout companies. With his honest and optimistic approach, Chris engages clients in successful, enduring recruiting partnerships.