Senior Executive Search ConsultantPractice: Information Technology
Location: Chicago, IL
Billy Osterman’s core principle is that everyone deserves the chance to find his or her own unique happiness. Responsible for helping more than 400 people find new career opportunities, Billy enjoys helping others be happier in the most time-consuming part of their lives—their professions.
With more than seven years of recruiting experience, Billy joined Lucas Group in 2016 as a Senior Executive Search Consultant. In his role, he sources high-level IT talent for a wide range of employers throughout Chicagoland. Driven and analytical, his clients and candidates characterize him as “genuine,” with a true desire to better the lives of his candidates while helping his clients improve their operations by hiring transcendent IT talent. In an industry that is constantly evolving, Billy keeps his finger on the pulse of new trends and products in order to provide the highest level of service possible to his candidates and clients.
Prior to Lucas Group, Billy spent seven years in recruiting and sales for Groupon as well as Principal Financial Group. Throughout his career, he has recruited for every area including Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Procurement, Industrial and more. Billy has also received numerous accolades as well as awards for Producer of the Quarter and Month on several occasions. During this time, he honed and perfected his recruiting and sales techniques which he is able to translate to his career at Lucas Group.
A dog person turned cat person, Billy enjoys reading in his free time as well as hiking, attending concerts and exploring the country. He holds a B.A. in Rhetoric from the University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign.