Executive Search ConsultantPractice: Military
Location: San Diego, CA
Having worked in the military as well as in higher education, the theme of Chad Lozier’s career has always been helping service men and women make significant career and educational transitions. Chad began his career in the Navy as a Sonar Technician stationed in San Diego on the Destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), running the training program for the Weapons Department. Upon leaving the military, he moved into higher education. In his most recent position as Director of Military Programs and Services for Point Loma Nazarene University, he launched the student veterans program and created the school’s first military recruiting strategies.
Chad joined Lucas Group in 2018 as an Executive Search Consultant in the Military practice. A veteran himself, he enjoys assisting like-minded candidates in finding ideal civilian careers where they can thrive and succeed. A fast learner and adapter, Chad hit the ground running at Lucas Group and has proven to be an integral member of the Military Transition team. With a cerebral approach to his recruiting practice, Chad works strategically to address his clients’ hiring needs with uniquely-skilled military candidates.
Chad has worked in the San Diego veteran community as a member of the San Diego Veterans Coalition and has partnered and volunteered with the San Diego Military Collaborative, the REBOOT workshop, Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), MCRD Museum Foundation and the San Diego USO. He is also an adjunct professor, teaching leadership and management for National University as well as a trained career coach, helping students and veterans enter the civilian workforce. Chad holds a B.S. in Human Development from Warner Pacific University, an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from National University and is currently finishing his Doctor of Education from Alliant International University