Senior Executive Search ConsultantPractice: Human Resources
Location: Atlanta, GA
Ashley Banks realizes that you cannot dwell on the negative that happens in recruiting. Rather, it is important to keep pushing ahead, because just like in life, you get out of your career what you put into it. This mentality is a driving force behind Ashley’s approach to recruiting, and her persistence leads to long-term, successful placements.
Ashley came to Lucas group in 2018 as a Senior Executive Search Consultant in the Human Resources practice. In her role, she sources leading HR talent for a wide range of employers from mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations. Ashley enjoys connecting people with positions that make them feel fulfilled in their professional lives while building relationships and getting to know people of all different industries. Helpful and accessible, her outgoing personality and resourcefulness are two key traits that have allowed her to thrive in executive recruiting.
Prior to Lucas Group, Ashley spent six-and-a-half years with the Adecco Group where, as Department Manager, she managed a team of 25 Account Executives. During this time, she managed the division with the highest gross profit margin across the organization at 36%. She also achieved 110% of 2017 gross margin target. Throughout her career, Ashley has always taken pride on being able to make an impact on others’ lives, whether by finding a special education teacher for a rural school district or helping a teacher get into a position where he or she could make a difference in the lives of children.
Ashley holds a B.B.A. in Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services from Georgia Southern University. In her free time, she enjoys baking and attending concerts.