Leadership Team

Lynn Hazan                                                                          

Founder and President                     
Lynn Hazan, President, Lynn Hazan & Associates, Inc. has worked as an executive recruiter for 37 years. The year 2022 marks her 22nd anniversary as President of LH&A. She specializes in communications, marketing and consulting searches for clients throughout the U.S., with a special emphasis on the Chicago area and Midwest.

Her clients are Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies, PR and advertising agencies, trade associations and not for profits. Clients represent companies in technology, consulting, packaged goods, food, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical education, financial, legal and professional services, transportation, real estate, architecture, interior design and home furnishings, industrial products, manufacturing, publishing, advertising and public relations. Candidates are placed in consumer, business-to-business and non-profit sectors.

Lynn’s philosophy as a recruiter represents what she calls relationship marketing. She maintains long-term relationships with both clients and candidates to ensure successful placements.

She was recently interviewed via video and podcasts 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 heavily involved in the professional community. She was awarded the Life Time 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’ Speechwriter and Corporate Communications Conferences, BMA National Conference, Marketing Roundtable of the Booth GSB, NSENG, Northwestern University, Loyola, DePaul, Columbia College, Associated Colleges of Illinois, IABC, PRSA, Black Public Relations Society, Chicago Women in Publishing, PMI, and for various networking and professional groups.

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 Chicago area, United States, Canada, Mexico, the former Soviet Union, England, Ethiopia and Israel for audiences of all ages. She is a guest presenter at the famed Rancho La Puerta in Mexico. Lynn also conducts a variety of workshops, including corporate storytelling for clients, universities and professional organizations.

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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Falguni Shah

Sr. Manager, Marketing and Recruiting

Having lived and worked in countries with diverse  backgrounds, Falguni has a keen understanding of how to build and maintain relationships. Her unique personal communications & marketing skills make people feel comfortable and produce positive results. She excels at being highly organized, persistent and getting the job done.

Falguni has worked with various Fortune 500 companies in India and US. Her experience spans in healthcare, medical electronics, corporate communications, event management, sales, recruiting and training. All this, while working closely with highly trained professionals. She has proven success in Sales, Marketing and Communications.

Falguni has lived in Africa, studied and worked in India and now resides in Chicago. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India. An all-rounder, Falguni speaks English, Gujarati, and Hindi.

Since joining LH&A in 2018, 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, communications and marketing has helped LH&A become a key contributor in Medical Communications.

Falguni’s six word story:  “Ambitious, passionate, perseverant, communicator values relationships”

Her calling cards:

  1. Building relationships (Social)
  2. Creating Trust (Social)
  3. Bringing Joy (Social)
  4. Organizing Things (Conventional)
  5. Researching Things (Investigating)

Get in touch with Falguni Shah at falguni@lhazan.com

To see Falguni’s infographic, click here