Tanya Sexton

Senior Partner - Direct Hire

Practice Area:

Accounting, Finance


B.S., Accountancy - Southern Illinois University - Carbondale



Phone Number:

(303) 222 - 5509

Tanya Sexton personifies the core values that form the foundation of Lucas Group – discipline, persistence and a drive toward constant improvement. These characteristics are why Tanya is an insightful and resourceful business partner not only within our firm, but also among our clients and the network of professionals she has nurtured, placed and supported through her years of service in the recruiting and executive recruiting industry.

Specializing in recruitment, training and placement in the field of Accounting and Finance, Tanya excels at building solid relationships with both clients and candidates. She works closely with clients to source the right talent for a range of positions, from managers, directors and controllers, to executive-level talent, including vice presidents and chief financial officers. Tanya’s goals are to build strong partnerships and enduring placements, and she consistently achieves these goals by regarding each individual and organization as a valued client throughout the search process.

Tanya joined Lucas Group in 2004 following 12 years in recruiting and personal experience in Accounting and Finance. Her tenure in recruiting includes the service, distribution and retail industries, and her expertise in Accounting and Finance is applied across multiple industries, including financial services, engineering, retail, mining, oil and gas, and healthcare. Tanya’s advanced skill sets, expansive network of contacts and subject matter expertise are enhanced by a profound ability to hear, understand and meet the unique requirements of Lucas Group clients and candidates. This unique brand of service has attracted multiple awards of recognition for Tanya, including Recruiter of the Month, member of the President’s Circle, and member of the President’s Club, both at Lucas Group and previous firms.

Tanya’s passions are many. She is helping to groom the next generation of professionals through speaking engagements with university graduate students, and she has also contributed expertise to a book for business undergraduates. Tanya personally holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University. She is a dedicated wife and mother, an avid golfer, and has completed four full marathons and multiple half-marathons.

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