Proud to Hire Heroes
Every accomplished veteran of the U.S. Military shares a distinct connection with the near 100,000 military professionals entering the civilian workforce each year—they recognize and strive for excellence.
Lucas Group Celebrates Veterans Day and Our Veterans
At Lucas Group, we were founded in 1970 to help military personnel transition to the civilian workforce after honorably completing their military service. To this day, Military Transition is a prominent aspect of our business. Not only do we aid in the transition for veterans but in the continued education that employers understand the value of hiring military veterans. Veterans make up 11% of our Lucas Group family. It is truly unique to be a part of a company that plays both a role in military transition and employs America’s heroes.
We Hire Heroes to Help Build Companies and Careers
If you’re a veteran, you understand both world-class skill sets and career transition challenges, and you appreciate the importance of supporting companies that champion the unique capabilities and experiences of military professionals. We highly value those capabilities veterans bring to the workforce, and offer our Associates a clear career path in executive recruiting. We hire vets to specialize in this consultative profession because our goal is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of job candidates – military and non-military – nationwide. In turn, Associates like you experience career opportunities that satisfy personally, professionally and financially. At Lucas Group, you can help others find success while building a rewarding and entrepreneurial career of your own.
We hire veterans with exemplary skills and achievement records
Put your leadership skills to work at Lucas Group, and become part of North America’s premier executive recruiting firm. Founded in 1970 to serve transitioning veterans, we have grown and expanded our company to become the American leader in management and executive recruitment. Nationwide and across all practice groups, we proudly serve military veterans in several rewarding ways.
- We hire, train and develop veteran leaders as integral team members of our executive recruitment firm.
- We help transitioning military servicemen and servicewomen launch rewarding civilian careers.
- We serve companies across the U.S. who share in our values and who actively recruit and hire from the world’s finest professional talent force.
We open doors to great careers for everyone
We’re a great place to work and enjoy an amazing career. We embrace a company culture of teamwork, and our recruiters support each other and encourage one another. Working together, we serve our military, our transitioning servicemen and service women, our veterans and the companies who welcome them home. Join Lucas Group and build your career while inspiring the careers and successes of others.
Veterans at Lucas Group
Jessica’s keen interest in human resources and professional talent recruitment emerged while serving as an Army Human Resources Officer. In that role, Jessica witnessed firsthand how skilled, capable leaders make a notable difference to an organization’s success. Committed to building a meaningful career, Jessica’s reflections on professional ethics in the army were published in The Journal of the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association, and throughout her five-year assignment, she built a well-respected military career. After leaving the service, Jessica brought her passion for recruitment to our Lucas Group Accounting & Finance office in Denver. Joining the firm in 2013, her exceptional commitment to skills development quickly helped her learn a new functional specialty and geographic territory. She exceeded objectives and soon earned a promotion to Senior Executive Search Consultant. Honest, reliable and focused on results, Jessica leverages her military structure and training to deliver trusted guidance to companies and A&F professionals throughout the region. She serves as an outstanding example of professional excellence and is a respected role model across our firm.
Chris’ experiences, both in and out of the U.S. Military, provide him undeniable expertise as a corporate liaison in our Military Transition Division. Having built a successful civilian career as a project manager and trainer, Chris intimately understands – and knowledgeably illustrates – the opportunities and advantages of hiring veterans. As an Army solider, commanding officer then higher echelon staff leader he has consistently demonstrated a sincere and distinguished spirit of service. Chris’ spirit of service has propelled him in various direct and indirect leadership roles, from the Georgia Army National Guard in Iraq to currently in the Army Reserves. Responsible for the leadership and success of approximately 2,100 soldiers and military leaders across the Southeast US, Chris’ enduring commitment to his fellow servicemen is genuinely supported and championed by his Lucas Group colleagues. We understand that work-life balance doesn’t look the same for everyone, and at Lucas Group, our Associates are empowered to pursue the challenges and opportunities that build them up, replenish their energies and deliver them personal fulfillment. As a company, we strive to serve Chris – and each of our valued Associates – with respect and gratitude. We are more than just a place to work. We are a family and a professional home.
As an Intelligence Officer in the US Marine Corps, Jim’s multiple deployments took him across the globe, from the Middle East to the Asian-Pacific rim. His experiences are diverse; his knowledge well earned. During his years eight years with the Corps, he worked closely with numerous skilled Marines and developed a keen awareness and understanding of the aptitudes and professional potential his fellow servicemen and servicewomen display. Upon leaving active duty in 1999, Jim joined our Military Transition Division and began assisting others along their professional journey from military to business careers. When he was unexpectedly recalled to active duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom, he returned to military service knowing that he took with him the strong support and comradery of our entire organization. Highly respected, both in military and recruitment circles, Jim’s passion for helping veterans find rewarding, meaningful and long-term careers persisted unabated. He returned to Lucas Group to continue growing his career…and as a result, he has facilitated the careers of thousands of fellow veterans. His achievements have earned him top awards and national recognition, and today, he serves as Managing Partner in our DC office, consulting with hiring companies, guiding transitioning candidates and coaching other recruiters how to build their own successful careers.