September 8, 2014 – Search firm Lucas Group has appointed David Lively as the new managing partner for the firm’s human resources practice group in Atlanta. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Captain in the Army through three tours in Iraq, Mr. Lively worked in military recruiting prior to joining Lucas Group. “David is the embodiment of the valuable skills veteran officers can bring to the world of business,” said Aram Lulla, general manager of Lucas Group’s human resources practice group. “He has distinguished himself as a professional with exceptional leadership talent and has demonstrated an ability to truly listen and quickly act upon what he learns. David has the capability to make a profound, positive impact on our Atlanta office.” With seven collaborative practice groups, Lucas Group houses management recruitment practices for key business functionalities, including accounting and finance, human resources, information technology, legal, sales and marketing, manufacturing and military transition.