Founder and President
Lynn Hazan, President, Lynn Hazan & Associates, Inc. has worked as an award-winning executive recruiter for 38 years. 2023 marks her 23rd anniversary as President of LH&A. She specializes in communications, marketing and consulting searches for clients throughout the U.S. LH&A is committed to hiring “best in class” talent.
Her clients are corporate and entrepreneurial companies, agencies, startups, trade associations and not for profits. Candidates are placed in full and part-time, temp to perm, consulting and project-based assignments for clients in consumer, business-to-business and non-profit sectors. Talent work for clients: onsite, remote and hybrid.
Lynn continues to add new products and services to enhance her firm’s commitment to innovation, DEI, provide training programs and leadership development seminars.
Lynn’s philosophy as the “relationship recruiter” personifies the human touch. She maintains long-term relationships with both clients and candidates to ensure successful placements.
Lynn is passionate about mentoring the next generation of talent. This was reflected in LH+A’s nomination for the 2022 Chicago Innovation Award for its intern program.
Lynn was featured in interviews including, “Employment Law Today” with Eric Sarver, “It’s Just Business” with Janice Burg-Levy, “The Dan Nestle Show” with Dan Nestle, “Corporate to Entrepreneur” with Lisa Williams, “Intercultural Talk” with Deanna Shoss, and “Women’s Leadership Podcast series with Scott Becker. Lynn was also cited in the Chicago Tribune’s article “Standing Out in a Crisis Economy”.
Lynn is active in the professional community. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business – Marketing Advisory Council in June 2018. Lynn also served as Past-President for DePaul University’s Marketing Advisory Council and is currently on its executive board. She has spoken at Ragan Communications’ Conferences, BMA National Conference, Marketing Roundtable of Booth GSB, NSENG, Northwestern University, Loyola, DePaul, Aurora, Columbia College, Associated Colleges of Illinois, IABC, PRSA, Black Public Relations Society, PMI, and others. She has presented for University of California-Irvine, University of Maryland-Baltimore, Chicago Women in Bio, etc.
Lynn is an active member of Chicago Women in Bio and ANA-B2B, formerly BMA Chicago (Member of the Year for 2011-2012 and New Member of the Year for 2003-2004). Lynn also volunteers for Chicago Innovation.
In June 2003, Hazan was recognized as a Chicagoan of the Year by the Chicago Jewish News in recognition of her humanitarian relief work on behalf of Ethiopian Jewry. A professional storyteller, Lynn is also a published writer. She has performed throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Ukraine, England, Ethiopia and Israel for audiences of all ages. She was a guest presenter at the famed Rancho La Puerta in Mexico for over 25 years.
A native of Montreal, Canada, Lynn graduated with a B.A. from McGill University, Montreal, Canada and an M.A. from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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Sr. Manager Marketing and Recruiting
Falguni Shah joined Lynn Hazan & Associates in 2018, bringing with her expertise in sales, communications, and marketing. She is a key member of our leadership team.
Falguni is enthusiastic about helping candidates find their dream jobs. Her ability to have intelligent interactions, with clarity of her clients’ needs, has resulted in many successful placements. She excels at being research & technology savvy, highly organized, following DEI and getting the job done. Candidates speak of Falguni as being professional, encouraging, genuine, with great listening skills. Clients have expressed their appreciation of the quality of her work.
With a “can-do” attitude and strong business sense, Falguni has been a triumphant “relationship recruiter.” She has successfully placed candidates in different industry verticals, earning the respect of her clients. Her knowledge and understanding of science and communications has helped LH&A become a key contributor in Medical Communications.
Falguni is a Biomedical Engineer by qualification. Has worked for various Fortune 500 companies in India and US. Having lived and worked in countries with diverse populations, she has a keen understanding of how to build and maintain relationships. These experiences have continually broadened her horizons and widened her perspective.
Falguni is an adaptive learner. Has helped develop marketing tools for LH&A, including our website and social media presence….Always looking to smoothen processes and eager to help. An all-rounder committed to make impactful contributions for her employer, candidates, and clients.
Falguni’s six-word story: “Ambitious, passionate, perseverant, communicator values relationships”
Her calling cards:
- Building relationships (Social)
- Creating Trust (Social)
- Bringing Joy (Social)
- Organizing Things (Conventional)
- Researching Things (Investigating)
Falguni’s StandOut Report (Marcus Buckingham Assessment): Connector and Equalizer
Falguni shares her energy outside of work by volunteering to raise funds for programs in STEAM for her child’s elementary school and other charities. She loves spending time outdoors, travelling and producing vegetarian versions of popular meat-based dishes from different cuisines.
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