Nikki Drago

Senior Partner - Direct Hire

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Accounting, Finance


B.S., Accounting - University of Kentucky



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Nikki Schwartz knows to always expect the unexpected. By being quick on her feet and adaptable to any situation, she is able to navigate the ever-changing dynamics of recruiting, resulting in strategic, long-term matches.

As Senior Partner in the Accounting & Finance practice group at Lucas Group, Nikki assists mid-tier companies to Fortune 500 corporations in achieving their goals by hiring the ideal candidate for a position. By helping to match the right candidate with the right job, she creates positive reactions and builds strong, long-lasting professional relationships. Through establishing rapport and trust with her clients and candidates, Nikki uses her expertise and understanding of the industry to determine what exactly they need in order to achieve their respective objectives. The greatest satisfaction of her career is ultimately seeing all parties happy with their career and hiring decisions and knowing she played a positive role in the process.

Prior to joining Lucas Group, Nikki spent three years as an Internal Auditor for Macy’s, Inc. Wanting to have a more people-focused career, she transitioned to accounting & finance recruiting with an international staffing company in 2014. Nikki’s experience in the finance field as well as in recruiting gives her a unique perspective that she translates to her clients.

Nikki spends her free time traveling and enjoying the outdoors. Despite having an April Fool’s birthday, she takes pride in the fact that no one has ever successfully pranked her. Nikki holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.

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