Barbara Kosmerl

Executive Senior Partner
Direct Hire

To succeed in today’s fast-paced and dynamic market, companies must effectively manage the continual flow of change – change in the economy, in their industry, and within their own organization. Providing knowledgeable insight and applicable business creativity, Barbara Kosmerl understands the evolving Accounting & Finance needs of her client companies, and she consistently delivers precise talent that drives positive financial impact.

An Executive Senior Partner with Lucas Group, Barbara has specialized in A&F search and recruitment in the Houston market since 1996. She demonstrates remarkable skill in assisting her clients to find the right key people at the right time. She is dedicated to helping companies solve business challenges, benefit from opportunities, and navigate changing landscapes. From accountants to controllers and financial managers to CFOs, Barbara reliably delivers the professional talent companies require to address both imminent events and long-term strategic moves.

Barbara’s notable network of established and experienced professionals throughout the accounting and finance industries enables her to quickly and efficiently identify and secure the people her clients need. Deeply rooted in the Houston market, Barbara knows who to call and how to deliver. Having successfully served the oil and gas, energy, and oilfield services industries for many years, Barbara also delivers impressive results to private equity and mid-market companies seeking financial leadership to address a transition, merger, acquisition, reporting, or other significant event.

Dependable precision is at the root of her impressive track record, and Barbara is committed to engaging her service-oriented nature to provide the responsive and consultative search results both her clients and candidates have come to expect. Understanding industry trends as well as geographic pressures and demonstrating insightful market intelligence, she intuitively directs outcomes that drive financial performance and clear business success.

Originally from Pennsylvania where she attended the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Barbara fosters creative solutions both in and out of the office. As a musician, writer and game creator, she understands that developing change is a positive force. Committed to service, she seeks to deliver ideal solutions to today’s challenges while maintaining a clear focus on tomorrow’s opportunities.