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Susan Goldberg’s expertise is finding and keeping the best senior-level professionals for her media, entertainment, technology and digital media clients. She’s been hiring and coaching young senior professionals from Gen X through Gen Y (Millennials) and those who hire them since the 1990s.

Today’s young executives’ expectations of diverse incentives and flexible workstyles, their tech agility and their high turnover requires a unique understanding. Susan can provide that unique insight and expertise to attract, mentor, and retain the next generation of your workforce.

As an expert in the field of Millennial hiring, Susan recognizes how difficult it is to keep this talent at an organization for the long term. Therefore, while searching for the right talent, she is also able to work with the company to create the right environment so that hires will want to stay longer.

Susan launched her firm, Susan Goldberg Executive Search Consulting/SGES, in 2001, when a series of mergers in the retained executive search industry convinced her that her own venture was the only way to go. Since then, she has worked with start-ups to Fortune Global 100 companies throughout the country.

Prior to opening her own firm, she was the first female Director/Partner with Stratford Group, a leading national executive search firm, where she focused on entertainment and new technology clients. Earlier in her executive search career, Susan was trained in research and competitive intelligence and was a generalist.

Her business background started in the marketing field as the Marketing Director of a direct marketing firm. She has also spent seven additional years in the marketing industry including time as a private consultant for health and beauty aid, retail and apparel, and industrial services clients.

Her company, Pinnacle Management Group, has been providing training, coaching and consultation in the areas of leadership and employee engagement since 1997. Clients have included government agencies such as the U.S. Army, international corporations, not-for-profits, and a myriad of small to mid-sized businesses in fields as diverse as dentistry and manufacturing.

Rebecca’s intuitive ability to assess her clients’ needs has allowed her to deliver strategies that helps them achieve their goals by providing the tools necessary to make teams more nimble and results oriented.

Before starting her company, Rebecca was Manager of Supplier Diversity at Boeing (McDonnell Douglas). In that capacity, she was responsible for helping small businesses navigate the complexities of working with a behemoth government contractor in order to gain market share. She was also the central point of contact for Native American businesses and was invited to the White House to be recognized for her efforts in that area.

Rebecca earned her MBA from Western International University in Phoenix, Arizona. She is active in the arts, and is an internationally syndicated columnist for Women’s Voices Magazine. She lives outside St. Louis with her husband, Larry, (who is also her business partner), and their menagerie.

Rebecca Lacy has spent her career assisting individuals and organizations achieve new levels of success. She co-founded her company with the aim to help create environments where people enjoy working after having studied thousands of companies and what made the difference between those that thrived and others that merely survived.

Her business background started in the marketing field as the Marketing Director of a direct marketing firm. She has also spent seven additional years in the marketing industry including time as a private consultant for health and beauty aid, retail and apparel, and industrial services clients.