From Sunday newspaper classified ads to fax machines to LinkedIn, Tom McGee has showcased an impressive quarter-century career in the recruiting industry. Motivated to search beyond the surface to identify the companies and candidates who truly click, Tom learned early on that concentrated listening and honest relationships presented timeless wisdom. Regardless of the technological changes he has witnessed during his experience since 1985.
Today as Division President of the Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Operations and Military of Lucas Group, Tom leads passionate, high-performing teams that create tangible business and clear financial value for their clients and candidates. A natural coach, Tom values building ongoing relationships and dynamic business development. Promoted from General Manager to Division President in 2020, Tom productively manages teams across 10 national branches.
Tom’s steady leadership has cultivated decades of advancement and achievement for the thousands of candidates and companies he has served, as well as for Lucas Group and its dedicated associates. Promoted to Managing Partner in 1988, Tom has held various management positions at Lucas Group and imparts a wealth of knowledge, extensive experience, and a resolute commitment to providing unparalleled service. As a GM he has twice grew two divisions the Executive Search division to the largest in company history before the great recession and the second time to the second largest in the company.
Instrumental in developing Lucas Group’s industry-leading Associate Training Program, Tom’s passion for the recruiting industry remains evident. Committed to driving superior results through rigorous industry research, market analysis, and ongoing communication with clients and candidates, Lucas Group is redefining excellence in recruiting. As football coach great Paul Bryant once said, “No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it’s what his players know that counts.” Tom McGee is motivated to ensure that all Lucas Group associates manage themselves, their clients, and their candidates with the utmost professionalism, integrity, and dedication to delivering valuable results.
Beginning his career as a recruiter for Lucas Group in 1985, Tom has earned numerous distinctions and awards during his tenure, including Top Performer, Top Branch, three President’s Awards, and the Janet E. Davis Special Contributor Award, and now Division President. A father of three -oldest Doctorate in Physical Therapy, middle Industrial Engineer, and one in college.
He holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of South Florida.