With an extensive background in the military, Jason Weddingfeld understands the unique skill sets and abilities that military candidates possess. An inspirational leader and change agent with more than 15 years of diverse experience, Jason joined Lucas Group in 2019 as an Executive Search Consultant in the Military practice group.
In his role, Jason enjoys identifying great organizations and connecting those companies with transcendent military talent who can drive businesses forward. Using his military expertise as well as his keen ability to identify top talent, he forms synergistic relationships which allow his candidates to thrive in the civilian sector. With a “won’t stop, won’t quit” attitude, Jason brings the same level of effort and dedication to his recruiting practice each and every day.
While in the military, Jason earned several U.S. Navy medals as well as earned the title of Inspirational Junior Officer for his submarine squadron, reflecting the work he did at sea as well as how he led junior officers, NCOs and enlisted personnel on the submarine. After his experience in the Navy, Jason worked across many industries in both a consulting role as well as line management. His most significant civilian experience was building a multinational team of 200 employees across five offices to support a $1 billion per year business.
Jason holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of San Diego where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He is also an NROTC Distinguished Midshipman graduate and a Six Sigma Black Belt and holds certifications from the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Engineering, Submarine Officer School, Nuclear Power Prototype and Nuclear Engineering School. Jason finished a full distance Ironman triathlon and now is focused on spending time with his wife and son coaching baseball and volunteering as an umpire—but watch out Kona, he’ll be back.