Team Lead - Direct Hire
Dedicated and determined, Lara Wehrle is a true team player willing to go the extra mile to ensure the best possible outcome in all situations. These character traits drive her recruiting career, allowing her to source the ideal individuals for her clients’ HR staffing needs. Working with mid-tier to Fortune 500 corporations throughout Washington, DC; Maryland; Virginia and Delaware; Lara is able to identify the right fit, both in skills and personality, to fill complex and challenging roles for her clients.
Lara joined Lucas Group in 2016 and quickly made her mark at the company, exceeding goals and expectations and making strategic placements within her first two months at the firm. With a strong sense of urgency, she works efficiently to find the ideal talent to meet the needs of her clients and candidates. Knowing that things can rapidly change in executive recruiting, Lara stays in close contact with all parties to keep everyone informed of the process. Using her background in and knowledge of psychology, Lara is able to form deep relationships with her clients and candidates that yield long-term, successful placements.
Prior to Lucas Group, Lara was Director of Sales with a third-party logistics company, focused on the small- to medium-sized business sector. With a fast sales cycle and process, the experience allowed her to develop an abundance of patience which she has carried over to her recruiting practice. Lara holds a degree in Psychology from The Catholic University of America. Away from the office, she enjoys being outdoors, preferably on a beach or a boat as well as listening to live music and traveling any chance she gets.