Matt Merritt

Senior Executive Search Consultant

Practice: Accounting & Finance
Location: Chicago, IL

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller

A seasoned traveler, visiting nearly 20 countries from the Americas to Europe, Matt Merritt embarks on his executive recruiting initiatives as he would a journey across the globe. With thorough research and robust planning, he pens a roadmap to success, consistently delivering on-time placements.

As Senior Executive Search Consultant for Lucas Group, Matt’s extensive network of demonstrated, experienced Accounting and Finance professionals is rooted in the greater Chicago market. However, his connected sphere of influence isn’t grounded in Chicago. His interwoven network reaches across America’s Heartland, lending to the truth that his deep knowledge of clients, candidates, and cultures is unrivaled in the field.

With more than two decades of successful recruiting experience, Matt continues to be motivated and engaged by the fast-paced industry, embracing the opportunity to create dynamic and successful relationships between client and candidate. He remains focused and dedicated to establishing and maintaining long-term relationships, many journeying the course of 15 years. Matt exudes a true passion for maximizing his clients’ needs and accelerating his candidates’ careers.

From staff and senior accountants to controllers and financial officers, Matt is dedicated to helping companies solve business challenges, benefit from opportunities, and navigate changing landscapes. Having successfully served in the executive recruiting industry, Matt is steadfast in his commitment to fostering relationships and driving reliable recruiting and hiring results with a responsive and insightful perspective. Matt prides his efforts and communications upon transparency and trustworthiness – two qualities deeply embedded within his own personal road map.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Matt continues to cheer on his hometown sports teams; the Reds, the Bearcats and the Cincinnati Bengals. He enjoys attending a wide variety of comedy shows and festivals – and with three brothers and three sisters, there’s always someone game for an adventure.