Senior Executive Search ConsultantPractice: Finance & Accounting
Location: Chicago, IL
Competitive by nature, having run collegiate cross country and track, Holly Rhode not only has the qualities to thrive in recruiting, but she came to Lucas Group with a more than three-year track record of successful placements. This mentality and experience drives her recruiting practice, allowing her to make long-term, strategic matches based on skill sets and cultural fits.
Holly joined Lucas Group in 2016 as a Senior Executive Search Consultant in the Accounting & Finance practice. In her role, she sources the industry’s top talent for mid-tier to Fortune 500 corporations throughout the Chicago area. By learning about and understanding individuals’ and companies’ backgrounds, she is able to help take them to the next step in achieving their long-term career and business goals. With a knack for business development, Holly strives to assist companies in filling critical positions with transcendent talent who can improve operations and bottom lines.
Holly began her recruiting career with Redline Associates, a boutique accounting and finance search firm based in Chicago. Within her first six months at Redline, she was promoted to Senior Associate and managed to bill more than $220,000 within one fiscal year. She was also named Rookie of the Year her first year as well as won the title of Business Development Leader for the entire company. Holly’s background together with her drive, motivation and resilience are the winning combination for a successful career in executive recruiting.
In her spare time, Holly continues to enjoy running as well as volunteering with the Irish Fellowship Club and the Big Shoulders Fund. She also secretly hopes to one day be on the TV show, Survivor. Holly holds a B.A. in History from Loyola University of Chicago.