As an expert in recruitment, retention and profitable turn around situations for the past 20 years, Cathy de Martino currently consults with small to mid size firms who want to take their businesses to the next level and beyond. Prior to establishing her consulting practice, she held the position of Vice President, Executive Search for Lucas Group, a leading national recruitment firm for more than eleven years. De Martino was responsible for managing the firm’s national search practice, as well as overseeing the different market specialty activities in the consumer, industrial, medical, high technology, telecommunications and service sectors.
Under de Martino’s leadership, the executive search division realized a tremendous turnaround and grew to one of the most profitable entities for Lucas Group with compounded sales increases averaging more than 25% annually. She also spearheaded acquisitions and start up operations. She managed nine nationwide profit centers and over 100 associates. Previously, the recruitment expert was both a Managing Partner and Area manger with Lucas Group. She began her sales management career with the Fuller Division of Sara Lee Corporation starting as a management trainee and advancing to the position of Division Sales Manager.
De Martino received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Stonehill College, North Easton, MA. She is a native of Westport, CT and currently resides in Alpharetta GA.