Lara Joy – Senior Resource Manager

Squires Group, Lara Joy

An Annapolis-area native and McDaniel College alum, Lara enhanced The Squires Group’s ERP, finance and HR staffing teams by bringing over 14 years of recruiting experience. Lara has a competitive spirit and amazing attention to detail, which is why she is our lead in the training and development of our Resource Management Team. She also keeps our social media sites buzzing with interesting opportunities and words of wisdom.

From her prior tenure with Ingenium Corporation, as a Corporate Recruiter/HR Specialist and FSO, Lara developed a strong network of technical professionals throughout the cleared community and continues to utilize her network to make successful placements here at Squires.  Lara’s full life cycle recruiting expertise and ability to match skilled professionals to meet our client’s needs, through relationship development of both clients and candidates, makes her an essential asset to The Squires Group Team.

In addition to Lara’s technical recruiting experience, she developed a financial and accounting network while working with Accountants International.  Lara has managed a high volume of positions and placed individuals from CFO to accounting/clerical level positions both contractually and on a direct hire basis.  Lara has placed professionals in a wide array of industries, including Federal, State and Local Government Agencies, Not-For-Profits, Healthcare, Government Contracting, Fortune 500 companies and small local businesses.

Lara also sits on the Board of Washington, D.C. Oracle Applications Users Group (DCOAUG) as the Outreach and Social Media Coordinator where she manages DCOAUG’s social media channels and content.

Lara and her husband currently reside in Severna Park, MD with their Shih Tzu, Lucy.

Position: Senior Resource ManagerDepartment: Resource Management

Fun Facts

What makes recruiting my dream job: “I enjoy the fast-paced environment and interaction with people that recruiting provides. No day is like the day before. Each day brings the opportunity for new approaches and ideas. That moment when you find someone just the right position makes it all worthwhile.”

How I let my hair down: I enjoy entertaining family and friends, traveling and trying new restaurants.

Movies I can almost recite from memory: Casablanca and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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