Dan Massello

Executive Senior Partner - Direct Hire

Practice Area:

Accounting, Finance


B.S., Business Administration - Illinois State University



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As an Executive Senior Partner, Dan Massello works on behalf of clients who are looking to find the candidates that they cannot find on their own, whether it be a challenging position to fill or even a confidential opening or upgrade of current talent. Dan enjoys networking with all different kinds of people from various backgrounds and locations and learning about their experiences and objectives. His ultimate goal is to be a resource to candidates by accelerating their careers and to clients by assisting them in finding the top talent they need for their businesses to succeed.

Dan got into recruiting as a new career following a successful 12-year stint as a PGA golf professional. In his previous career, he was also an Illinois PGA Golf Tournament Champion. Passionate about networking and relationship building, Dan transitioned to recruiting to marry these two skills. Dan joined Lucas Group in 2017 as an Executive Search Consultant in the Accounting & Finance practice group. In his role, he works with leading employers throughout the Chicago metro area to address their hiring needs with high caliber accounting & finance talent. Using strategic sourcing methods, Dan places professionals in a wide array of positions ranging from CFO to staff accountants. By truly listening to each party’s needs, Dan is able to make long-term matches that are mutually-beneficial.

An avid musician, Dan plays in two different rock bands as well as fosters dogs through PAWS Chicago. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University.

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