New Lucas Group CIO Powers Innovation, Technology Advancements

17 December 2019

Mir Ali will lead Lucas Group’s investments in ambitious technology, including artificial intelligence (AI),that delivers actionable insights for Associates, clients and candidates.

Atlanta, GA – December 17, 2019 – Lucas Group, ranked sixth on Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms list for 2019, announced that Mir Ali has joined the firm as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Ali will lead Lucas Group’s enterprise IT strategy, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to power business growth.

“Mir will build on our track record of success with new investments in ambitious technologies, including those that give our Associates access to extensive data and insights, elevating service to our clients through consultative partnerships,” said Lucas Group CEO Randy Marmon.

As CIO, Ali will spearhead the development of a comprehensive IT vision and strategic roadmap that integrates artificial intelligence driven software, data analytics tools, cybersecurity platforms and cloud technology services.

“Inherent to Lucas Group’s company culture is a drive to never stop improving,” said Ali. “This willingness to push the ‘innovation envelope’ delivers results for Associates, clients and candidates, and is what attracted me to Lucas Group.”

Prior to joining Lucas Group, Ali served as VP, Innovative Technology at Kelly Services World Headquarters, where he was responsible for defining Kelly’s customer-facing technology roadmap. Ali designed and built Kelly’s Digital Innovation Team with the charter to proactively evaluate innovative technologies and foster early adoption and implementations across the entire organization.

“Technology is a strategic and competitive differentiator. I love working through new concepts and integrating the latest technologies to create great user experiences, and I am especially passionate about helping employers, recruiters and job seekers,” said Ali.

Ali received his MBA from the University of Toledo with a dual specialization in international business and management. He has nearly two decades of experience in IT, innovation and human capital.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with offices across the country, Lucas Group employs expert, localized search with national reach, tapping into a passive talent network to deliver a curated list of candidates uniquely suited to a company’s talent needs.

About Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their ambitions; and associates find professional success. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.