Martin Joins Lucas Group Leadership Team in Cincinnati

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Information technology recruitment expert launches firm’s Ohio River Valley IT branch.

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Ken’s demonstrated full-cycle technology recruitment expertise, combined with his local market knowledge and relationship-building skills, will help Lucas Group establish a Cincinnati-based IT branch capable of fueling our regional growth.

Premier national recruitment firm, Lucas Group, today announced the hiring of Ken Martin as a Managing Partner in its Information Technology Division. Martin, an accomplished executive recruiter specializing in the placement of IT professionals, is tasked with helping develop the company’s newly opened Cincinnati office through the establishment and growth of an IT branch. He joins Sara Luther, Cincinnati Branch Lead and MP for Human Resources, and Andrew O’Neill, Cincinnati MP for Accounting & Finance, in leading local expansion efforts.

“Building strong, effective teams requires leaders who deliver beyond expectations—on behalf of clients, candidates, company and teammates. That’s precisely the type of skilled leadership Ken brings to our new IT branch in Cincinnati,” said Steven Robinson, General Manager for Lucas Group’s Information Technology Division. “Across Lucas Group, our Associates provide consultative, results-oriented talent solutions that build meaningful value for hiring companies and advance the careers of top IT professionals.”

From New York and Los Angeles to Reston, VA and Cincinnati, Martin’s distinguished career includes 18 years of delivering successful results in executive recruitment, sales and account management. Having called Cincinnati home since 2011, he most recently served as Senior Executive Recruiter and Account Director with a locally based IT staffing and recruitment firm. Martin’s comprehensive recruitment experience comprises IT Executives, Database Architects, Software/QA Engineers, Network Engineers, Developers, Program Managers, Business Analysts and other skilled IT positions.

Martin is recognized in the Cincinnati IT market for his ability to create and cultivate productive relationships among a diversified client base of companies and for his proficiency at guiding high-volume, time-sensitive hiring processes. His proven technical knowledge enables him to understand the detailed requirements of in-demand IT positions, and his insightful business acumen ensures talent matches also satisfy personality and cultural needs.

“Ken’s demonstrated full-cycle technology recruitment expertise, combined with his local market knowledge and relationship-building skills, will help Lucas Group establish a Cincinnati-based IT branch capable of fueling our regional growth,” said Robinson. “We’re pleased to welcome Ken to our leadership team and look forward to celebrating his continued achievements.”

Nationwide, Lucas Group is home to 300+ Associates across 15 offices, and the firm’s specialists knowledgeably identify and place top talent with SMB, mid-tier and Fortune 500 companies. Throughout its 45-year history, Lucas Group has provided companies and professionals with recruitment solutions that foster genuine business value and advance careers. Today, the company delivers executive recruiting services via seven functional practice groups: Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing Management and Military Transition.

An intramural team athlete, avid golfer and tennis fan, Martin recently completed several half marathons, adding long-distance running to his list of active pursuits. He holds a BA from the University of Maryland at College Park and has continued his professional skills development through a variety of sales methodology trainings.

Alongside Luther and O’Neill, Martin launched branch operations in Cincinnati this summer. Currently, the firm is renovating permanent office space on East 4th Street, and construction is scheduled for completion in early fall.

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.

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