Assistant Branch Manager - Direct Hire
With a background in professional sports ticket sales, prior to Lucas Group, Gordon worked for the Houston Astros for two-and-a-half years. He rose very quickly within the company, becoming #2 in sales while also managing other initiatives and duties. In that time, he was able to win the monthly MVP award on eight different occasions. Because of his impressive track record with the Astros, Gordon was recruited to Lucas Group, a Korn Ferry company.
Gordon came to Lucas Group, a Korn Ferry company in 2016 as an Executive Search Consultant in the Manufacturing practice. Gordon sources leading manufacturing talent for top employers throughout the Houston area and the greater state of Texas as well as Louisiana, Arizona, Colorado and California. By building strategic partnerships with his clients and candidates, he is able to make long-term matches that are grounded in mutual respect and trust. Gordon enjoys having the ability to connect with individuals and align their interests and causes together.
Tenacious and hard-working, Gordon has made his mark at the firm, treating each placement as a unique opportunity to bridge together employers and candidates forming mutually-beneficial relationships. His competitive spirit is what drives him to find the best qualified candidate faster than the competition. Gordon also oversees a team of recruiters that cover the central and western parts of the United States with various needs in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Quality, EHS and more.
Gordon holds a B.S. in Exercise Science: Sports Management from Rutgers University. In his spare time, he coaches a youth travel hockey team, the Houston Wild, who have won multiple state championships. Gordon loves investing his time in helping young hockey players the way that coaches helped him.