Managing PartnerPractice: Accounting & Finance
Location: Atlanta, GA
Jamie Hersh leads Lucas Group’s Accounting and Finance Division in the Atlanta market. Jamie and her Atlanta-based team of executive recruiters partner with their clients, from Fortune 50 companies to start-ups, to deliver the transcendent and impactful talent needed to help companies achieve their goals. Prior to joining Lucas Group in 2012, Jamie spent six years with SolomonEdwards Group where she focused on executive search and business advisory services. Over the pasts 10+ years within the Atlanta market, Jamie has established herself as a consultative business partner to her clients and candidates and has developed an extensive network that has enabled her to enjoy a substantial volume of repeat business and referrals.
Jamie began her career in public accounting with Deloitte in Miami, FL, and later held corporate roles in SEC Reporting, Accounting, Strategic Procurement, and Supply Chain. Jamie spent ten years with the US Burger King system in Miami, FL as Controller and as Director of Purchasing before she was recruited to join CompassGroup North America as their VP Strategic Procurement in Charlotte, NC.
Jamie holds a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, both with high honors, from the University of Florida. She earned her Certified Public Accountant designation in Florida, for which she received the Elijah Watt Sells award in recognition of exceptional scores on the CPA Exam.
Jamie’s experience prior to entering the executive search industry positioned her as a client and a candidate of other executive search firms. This has enabled her to put herself in her clients’ and candidates’ shoes and to develop strong and empathetic relationships that result in exceeding her clients’ expectations and accelerating the careers of her candidates.