Managing Partner - Direct Hire
Miranda Reed began her career with Lucas Group as an Executive Search Consultant in the Washington, D.C., Accounting & Finance Practice in 2015. Competitive by nature, Miranda's work ethic and persistence allowed her to make strategic and successful placements that have yielded demonstrable, long-term success for her clients and candidates.
She was promoted to lead the D.C. Accounting & Finance Practice in 2019, and quickly grew her team into a powerhouse within the executive recruiting world. Working with fast growing PE/VC backed start-ups to established companies, DC finds success in placing CFOs, President’s, VP Finance, Controllers, and Global Tax Directors.
As a championship-winning college basketball point guard, Miranda honed her team leadership capabilities, becoming a leader who inspires excellence, professionalism, and subject-matter expertise from the DC squad.
Within her first year of taking over leadership of the DC team, they have produced a 30% increase in revenue and a 565% increase in profits. Miranda was honored as a Top 5 leader out of 40 Managing Partners throughout all practices at Lucas Group for her teams' record-breaking performance in the FY 2020.
Prior to Lucas Group, Miranda was a senior account executive of the outside sales team at Worldwide Express. She dedicated nearly four years to developing and growing the company’s client base in the greater Washington, D.C. area. During her tenure with Worldwide Express, she built a book of business from the ground up that now generates more than $3 million in annual revenue. Miranda’s sales experience combined with her passion for helping others achieve their goals built a strong foundation for her career in executive recruiting.
Miranda holds an MBA from Salem International University and a B.S. in Business Management and Business Marketing from Glenville State College. Away from the office, she continues to enjoy playing and watching sports, hiking, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. She is a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan and holds out hope she will watch them win a Super Bowl in her lifetime.