Raul Lamas is Vice President at Toft Group, based in San Diego and leads our CFO Franchise. Raul joined Toft group in 2013 and brings an extensive amount of executive recruiting experience and specializing in the placement of CEOs, CFO’s, Presidents and senior level executives in both early stage and more mature companies. Prior to joining the firm, he held the position of Senior Executive Recruiter with Vistage International, a global CEO membership organization, where he evaluated and recruited seasoned Chief Executive Officers, Presidents and entrepreneurs. Raul also served as Recruiting Director for a boutique search firm specializing in recruiting and placing high level finance and accounting professionals for nine years. He began his career in the audit practice with Ernst & Young, then served as a Chief Financial Officer RJR Horizons, Inc. for five years prior to transitioning into executive search.
Raul takes a customized approach to each search assignment, assisting his clients in securing and on-boarding top talent. He is adept at assessing organizational cultural fit through the use of personality profiles, behavioral interviews and leadership competency evaluations. Having established a wide professional network of executives across a variety of industries throughout his executive search career, he has successfully conducted and completed many high profile searches throughout the medical device, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and professional services industries
Raul Lamas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, inactive license), and a Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR).