Senior PartnerPractice: Information Technology
Location: Houston, TX
Naturally competitive, Chance Jackson is drawn to recruiting for its challenging yet competitive nature as well as the constantly-evolving IT industry. However, above all, Chance enjoys helping people move into positions that will advance their careers while addressing critical staffing needs for his clients with professionals who will drive success.
As a Senior Partner in the IT practice at Lucas Group, Chance works with mid-tier to Fortune 500 companies to source transcendent IT talent who can move the needle and help keep organizations relevant and successful in their IT initiatives. Specializing in recruiting for software, web development, database administration, ERP, CRM and business analytics positions, Chance’s background extends across the full spectrum of the IT industry. Throughout his career in IT recruiting, he has placed more than 300 candidates and has advanced his knowledge base within the field to become a trusted resource for his clients.
Prior to Lucas Group, Chance worked for Robert Half Technology for nearly five years, initially starting as a Senior Recruiter in the Technology contract/contract-to-permanent division. From there, he moved into a lead recruiter role, an account executive role and later served as Practice Manager for the Salaried Professional Services division. Before Robert Half, Chance was at Medix in Kansas City, where he began his recruiting career within the medical field. Chance’s strong background in recruiting along with his passion for the ever-changing world of technology have laid an impressive foundation for his career at Lucas Group.
Born and raised in Kansas, Chance is a rodeo guy at heart. His upbringing instilled in him a hard work ethic that translates into his approach to recruiting. Chance received his B.S. from Kansas State University in Sociology/Criminology and also attended a Criminal Justice program in Garden City, Kansas where he trained in Firearms, Mountain Rescue and Criminal Investigation. Now living in Houston, he continues to enjoy the rodeo as well as playing intramural sports and being involved with the Special Olympics.