Carol R Luksan - Owner

Carol R. Luksan President

Carol began her career in search and recruitment in 1986 with Executive Resources in Des Moines, Iowa. She went on to launch BLR & Associates and ultimately The LUKSAN Group, LLC., Heavy Metal Recruiting®.

Carol has served the medical equipment and consumer goods industries in the past, but has focused her efforts on the industrial, heavy industrial, engineering, electrical, and mining industries since 2000. Also taking steps into the Aerospace market as that needs arises.

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Carol R. Luksan

Carol has built a significant client base as well as a network of resources and affiliates nationwide. These resources have allowed Carol to not only fill singular searches, but also work with organizations that have multiple simultaneous openings. Carol works with these organizations to develop a hiring strategy, prioritize the searches, and execute upon the plan.

Carol, a graduate of Briar Cliff University, is based out of the corporate office in the Des Moines Metro community. She is married with three children. 

Carol R. Luksan
President and CEO
The LUKSAN Group, LLC.,
Heavy Metal Recruiting 
908 8th St
West Des Moines, IA 50325
515-222-1989 office 
515-401-8193 cellular
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Korey R. Miller

Korey R. Miller  V.P. of Executive Search & Operations 

Korey Miller brings a decade of high-level corporate sales & recruiting success in Construction, Financial Services, Technology and Agriculture where he focused on helping Fortune 500 Executives solve operational, personnel and budgetary constraints. Over the last five years, he has managed a national Agriculture supply brokerage for larger corporate farms, helping them get the best prices, products, equipment and services for their crop inputs and management practices.

With a tenacious drive, Korey has a passion for helping National, as well as Global, Equipment Manufacturing, Industrial, Agriculture & Construction companies attract and retain highly talented, economic drivers to fulfill some of their most crucial roles. In addition, as companies grow and need an accomplished market researcher and corporate strategist, utilizing Korey’s experience could assist in making pivotal decisions for your business.

Whether the talent need is confidential, urgent, complex or critical, a retained recruiting partnership with The Luksan Group represents a commitment from both sides and sends a strong message to candidates that you, as a client, highly value the opportunity at-hand.

The Luksan Group
Recruiting precision at its finest – Hitting the bullseye for over 30 years

Korey R. Miller 
V.P. of Executive Search & Operations 
The LUKSAN Group, LLC.,
Heavy Metal Recruiting 
908 8th St
West Des Moines, IA 50325
515-421-4361 office
630-229-4829 cellular
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