Carolina’s wealth of experience and proven ingenuity in developing and managing effective, positive HR programs will be instrumental to our continued growth.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
Lucas Group, the nation’s premier executive recruitment firm, today announced a companywide initiative to expand operations and hire additional Associates in every practice group and office location. This growth plan was inaugurated with the welcoming of seasoned HR management executive Carolina King, who has joined the firm as Vice President of Human Resources.
Having served at Lucas Group earlier in her career, King returns to the firm with the knowledge and skills necessary to help launch and execute a historic growth phase. With distinguished HR success in multiple industries and functions including sales, manufacturing, technology and professional services, she brings a powerful blend of HR science and art to her new role.
Most recently, King was Human Resources Director at Turner Broadcasting, Inc., where she managed a team of HR professionals in support of their domestic CNN business and partnered with senior executives to develop and drive a high-performance culture. Prior to CNN, she served in various HR roles with MarketSource, Fiserv, AT&T and Siemens.
“We are thrilled to welcome Carolina back to our leadership team,” said Andi Jennings, President and CEO of Lucas Group. “The experiences and noteworthy results she brings to her role as VP of HR will be significant as we continue to build our hiring, development and performance management processes—all of which are critical components to our growth strategy and our commitment to helping Associates build lasting, rewarding careers at Lucas Group.”
Throughout her career, King has partnered with business leaders to set HR strategy and develop programs that align with the achievement of corporate objectives. Cultivating a broad-based Human Resource background, she holds experience in multiple areas including HR strategy development and execution, succession planning, change management, organizational development and performance improvement.
“As a recruitment firm, we are 100 percent in the business of people—including the Clients we serve, the Candidates we place and the Associates who create our corporate family,” said Jennings. “Carolina’s wealth of experience and proven ingenuity in developing and managing effective, positive HR programs will be instrumental to our continued growth. From Tampa and New York to Denver and LA, her leadership talents will enrich every Associate’s career, and we welcome her to the team.”
Based in the firm’s Atlanta headquarters, King will manage Human Resources for over 425 nationwide Associates and 14 office locations. Organized into seven functional practice groups, Lucas Group serves the SMB, mid-tier and Fortune 500 markets and provides consultative management recruitment services for key business functionalities, including Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Military Transition.
Bilingual in Spanish and English, King was born in Central America and grew up in Texas. Having lived in Atlanta for more than 15 years, she now considers Georgia home. She holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Business from the University of Texas at Austin, is Myers-Briggs, Lominger and PDI360 certified and maintains professional membership in SHRM and HRPS.
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 http://www.lucasgroup.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.