Elizabeth Trcka, Partner
Elizabeth,¬† a¬† founding¬† partner¬† of¬† Skywalk¬† Group,¬† formed¬†¬† the¬† human¬† resources,¬† training¬† and¬† development,¬† and¬†¬† professional¬† recruiting¬† company¬† in¬† 2002¬† after¬† working¬†¬† for¬† McLeodUSA¬† for¬† 8¬† years¬† as¬† the¬† Director¬† of¬† Human Resources¬† and¬† Staffing.¬†¬†¬†¬† While¬† at¬† McLeodUSA,¬† under¬†¬† Elizabeth‚Äôs¬† leadership,¬† the¬† staffing¬† department¬† was¬† responsible¬† for¬† hiring¬† over¬† 15,000¬†¬† employees¬† nationally¬† while¬† maintaining¬† leading¬† edge¬† staffing¬† skills¬† and¬† competitive recruiting¬† practices.
While¬† leading¬† the¬† recruiting¬† efforts¬† for¬† Skywalk¬† Group,¬† Elizabeth¬† and¬† team¬† have¬† worked¬†¬† with¬† many¬† industries¬† and¬† professions,¬† providing¬† small¬† to¬† large¬† scale¬† recruiting¬† solutions¬†¬† throughout¬† the¬† country.¬†¬†¬† The¬† recruiting¬† team¬† has¬† helped¬† organizations¬† hire¬† more¬† than¬† 400¬† people,¬† increased¬† their customer¬† base¬† by¬† 125%,¬† and¬† more¬† than¬† tripled¬† their recruiting¬† revenue¬† just¬† in¬† the¬† past¬† 3¬† years.¬† Elizabeth has over 20 years of proven recruiting and human resources experience, working with start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Elizabeth attended Mount Mercy College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.
Lydia Brown, Partner
Lydia Brown is a founding partner of Skywalk Group. Prior to Skywalk Group, Lydia founded and managed LLB Executive Partners, an executive search and recruiting firm specializing in management level recruiting. Lydia has over 15 years of experience in selling to all levels while working for some of the premier communications companies selling innovative systems and services. She has extensive customer contact experience and has successfully managed multiple sales organizations.
Lydia’s success comes from her strong work ethic, persistence, listening skills, and industry knowledge and experience. She strives to solve clients’ and candidates’ goals, need, and wants.
Lydia graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. Lydia is married with three children and is a very active community volunteer.
Tami Young, Partner
As a founding partner of Skywalk Group, Tami brings over 20 years of executive human resources experience. Prior to Skywalk Group she served as Vice President of Human Resources in the start-up and growth of a now publicly traded company. In that role she was responsible for developing human resources strategy to support extraordinary growth, state of the art recruiting methods, benefits and compensation strategies, employee relations as well as overseeing employee development programs. Tami also directed the human resource evaluation and integration of over 30 mergers and acquisitions.
Tami attended the University of Northern Iowa where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.