Lucas Group Taps Gyerko to Lead New York IT Recruitment

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Managing Partner hired by firm to strengthen and expand NY Information Technology practice

Lucas Group Executive Recruiting Firm

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As we continue growing and strengthening our IT recruitment services in the Northeast, Magda will no doubt lead her team by setting a fantastic example of professionalism and accomplishment.

Lucas Group, North America’s premier executive search firm, announced the appointment of Magdalena Gyerko to Managing Partner for the firm’s New York Information Technology practice group. With more than 15 years experience in IT Recruitment, Staffing and HR, Gyerko demonstrates a proven ability to knowledgeably serve clients and candidates with distinguished results and to lead collaborative, successful teams.

Gyerko joins Lucas Group from Software Guidance Services, Inc. in New York where she has served as Manager of Technical Talent and IT Training since 2011. Responsible for the effective hiring, training and managing of a dynamic team of IT recruiters and account managers, Gyerko developed comprehensive educational and mentoring processes. Her methodologies enabled new team members to quickly and efficiently build the recruitment skills and industry knowledge necessary to serve clients and candidates with high levels of satisfaction.

“Magda brings a powerful blend of skill sets to our New York IT group. In addition to her significant IT recruiting experience, she illustrates an exceptional capacity to hire, develop and cultivate productive, positive teams,” said Jim Thompson, General Manager of Lucas Group’s Information Technology Division. “As we continue growing and strengthening our IT recruitment services in the Northeast, Magda will no doubt lead her team by setting a fantastic example of professionalism and accomplishment.”

In addition to her consistent success developing team-building programs, Gyerko brings to Lucas Group extensive experience in corporate, contract and offshore staffing, including full cycle employment practices nationally and internationally. She reliably delivers IT professionals who not only demonstrate technical skill but also the cultural and personality fit that truly drive long-term value and genuine business results.

Today’s technology leaders face considerable technical, operational and managerial challenges, and Lucas Group’s expert IT recruiters blend industry knowledge with recruitment expertise to deliver results. The firm’s IT recruiters work with SMB, mid-tier and Fortune 500 clients to find transcendent IT and software talent in all major technology areas, such as Application Services, Infrastructure Services, Cloud Computing, Mobility, Electronic Medical Records and Business Intelligence. With national offices across the United States, Lucas Group houses executive recruitment practices for key professional functionalities, including Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Military Transition.

“The IT talent market can quickly shift with dramatic, disruptive technology advancements, and our ever-changing global landscape requires a combination of both technical skill and human leadership. We are thrilled to welcome Magda to our New York team and are confident she will help lead the firm’s continued success in delivering outstanding search and placement results throughout the Northeast,” said Thompson.

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Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 Clients find transcendent, executive talent; Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and Associates find professional success. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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