There are many talented and qualified people in the workforce, and for Kal Price, there is no better feeling than helping them land the next step in their careers and provide for their families. Using his patience and foresight, he helps clients and candidates weigh their options from a 360-degree point of view—resulting in successful, mutually-beneficial partnerships.
As Practice Manager for Lucas Group’s Human Resources Contract Solutions branch, Kal is tasked with leading a growing team of exceptional recruiters while also running a full desk. By partnering with leading employers throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico, he sources hard-to-find candidates for complex contract and contract-to-hire HR positions. Kal enjoys recruiting because it allows him the opportunity to give back to those who have presented him with great opportunities throughout his own career. He strives to help his clients achieve their strategic goals by finding ideal talent to add to their teams.
Prior to joining the Lucas Group team, Kal spent 10+ years as a team leader, developing a track record of achieving aggressive goals as well as positively shaping the work environment. Kal was the Los Angeles Managing Director with Randstad where he led a team of five staffing managers who covered the entire region in both business development and recruitment. While there, he turned an underperforming region around, generating $2.8M in revenue and doubling the direct hire revenue from the year prior. Kal also increased order volume by more than 65%, promoted one team member and was one of two out of nine regions in the West to hit its goals in 2018.
Before recruiting, Kal worked in business development with ADP and American Express, where he generated more than $50M in revenue in just three years while developing new partnerships with app-based companies such as DoorDash and Uber. Kal’s tenacity and leadership skills earned him numerous company awards including being nominated for the Diamond Club award, which was a global recognition for leadership. Kal’s extensive background in leading teams, cultivating business relationships and recruiting allow him to thrive in his role at Lucas Group.
Kal holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University. He is also a Six Sigma; certified in Project Management Principals and is licensed in health insurance, life insurance and annuities in California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado. He spends his free time reading lots of historical non-fiction books, working out, traveling and trying new restaurants with his wife.