For Hiring Managers

Elizabeth has earned her credibility with real world experience. Elizabeth started her career in Human Resources at Ameriprise Financial. Realizing she desired a more creative industry, she made the jump and learned the ropes of branding, advertising, and production at famed agency Fallon working on one of their flagship pieces of business, Miller Lite Beer.

From there, Elizabeth was recruited into a newly formed role at another leading agency, Colle + McVoy and Exponent PR, where she became their first dedicated recruiter. She was quickly promoted into the role of Recruiting Manager, which she held for many years. There, she led the process of identifying and recruiting top talent for all levels and all disciplines within the agency, including account service, account planning, media, creative, production, project management, public relations, and digital. The agency grew from 150 to 300 employees during her tenure.

Since leaving CM in the early 2000’s, Elizabeth started her business with great contacts at her previous agencies – Fallon and Colle + McVoy, both of which are still clients today.

She graduated from St. Olaf College with a B.A. in History, and minor in Spanish. Elizabeth spent a semester abroad in South America, living in Ecuador, Guatemala, and Colombia; as we well as participating in January term in Thailand, and a semester in Europe. She took additional Master’s level course work from the University of Minnesota in Industrial Relations.

©2017 Copyright - Elizabeth Laukka Recruiting, Inc. | Designed by Affina