Identify opportunities. Attract talent. Retain and inspire teams. What’s your purpose?
Motivated by purpose.
The days of “business as usual” are over, as the playbook for success is being rewritten every day. To realize their full potential, organizations must now think differently about how to meet the needs of a changing marketplace and workforce. Lacey Lake Leadership was purpose-built for this new era. Motivated by purpose, we identify possibilities to create better outcomes for people and deliver value for businesses.
WHY LACEY LAKE leadership?
We go deep to understand the “why” – your unique organizational needs, business drivers and value creation goals.
We are agile and built to move at the speed of your business – and the market.
We are flexible and customize solutions to meet client needs - and milestone-driven outcomes.
We are motivated by a desire to have a meaningful impact – on people and your business.
We connect people with purpose to unlock business potential by identifying possibilities, attracting talent, and retaining and inspiring teams. Our offerings are purpose built and provide flexibility to design and deliver solutions tailored to specific client needs and business goals.
Recruiting Consultation and Role Definition Support
Leadership Team Advisory
Executive Talent Market Mapping
Board Leadership Advisory
Fixed Fee, Milestone-Based Executive Recruiting
Board Advisor Executive Search
Executive Onboarding, Leadership Transition, and Roadmapping
Human Capital CONSULTING
Executive Coaching (Individual and Team)
We have a deep understanding of the industries we serve – we speak the language, know what motivates people, and understand the key business drivers.
Client success drives us. It’s our reason to be. It’s our purpose.
Chief of Staff, Erie Street
“Maddie and her team understand our business because they ask the right questions, assess our current talent mix, and map out gaps – and opportunities – to create profiles and identify the talent needed to achieve our business goals. That, coupled with her kind personality and flexible approach, has made the experience really great and the partnership uniquely valuable.”
Founder, Performance Improvement Partners
Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer, Erie Street
Guided by purpose-driven leadership.
We believe that a purpose-driven approach to human capital management creates better outcomes for people and businesses alike. We are committed to leading the way, together with our client partners, in today’s new era of business – guided by the values of purpose-driven leadership:
Diversity and Inclusion drive long-term success.
Authenticity, integrity, and transparency are everything.
Innovation requires accepting failures as well as success.
Empathy and open, honest conversations lead to growth for all.
Purpose motivates people and creates business momentum.
Female-founded and led, Lacey Lake was created to help businesses unlock potential through leadership. With decades of experience – from the “big search firms” to the Fortune 100 – our purpose is to transform your business (and disrupt our industry).
Managing Partner, Founder
As a strategic talent partner and former management consultant, Madeline approaches her relationships with kindness, empathy, and authenticity. She has spent her career advising leadership teams on executive talent decisions, bringing over 10 years of human capital management experience – spanning top-tier executive recruiting and leadership assessment (Spencer Stuart, Korn Ferry), client-side talent recruitment (Allstate Insurance), and agency consulting roles (Huron Consulting Group, Healthscape Advisors).
Maddie received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She resides in Barrington, IL where she enjoys spending as much time as possible cheering on Chicago sports teams with her husband and son!
With over 15 years of national agency experience at Addison Group, a private equity-backed staffing and recruitment firm, Bill brings deep expertise serving clients in private equity, professional and financial services, manufacturing and distribution. During his time with Addison Group, he partnered with organizational leaders to identify and deliver talent solutions, in addition to leading teams locally in Chicago as well as nationally.
Bill received his bachelor’s degree from Lake Forest College, where he was a four-year Varsity Letter Winner for Football and President of the Rugby Club. He resides in Western Springs, IL with his wife and two children, where he enjoys cooking, all things sports-related, and being outdoors with his family and friends.
316 South Cook Street
Barrington IL 60010
Let’s talk purpose.