Toowoomba-based VJ Boland has been appointed to The Lucas Group in a dual Recruitment Consultant and Business Development role.
With a demonstrated background in agriculture and a reputation for driving exceptional results, VJ brings a wealth of industry insight that will help to drive The Lucas Group’s presence in Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory.
“We’ve always had a strong relationship with agribusinesses and primary production in the eastern states,” said Managing Director, Geoff Lucas. “To further support our clients, the appointment of VJ was a logical fit for The Lucas Group.”
VJ has a rich history in agriculture having grown up in a family with multiple interests in primary production. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Business (agricultural commerce) and developed a career working in a range of agricultural industries across Australia for top tier agribusiness brands including NAB, PIRSA and Cotton Australia,” he added.
“Having a presence in Toowoomba will increase the support we can offer our clients, across executive search, general recruitment, salary surveys, WHS consulting and human resource compliance.”
For VJ, the chance to work with The Lucas Group presented a way to use her collective experience across a wide variety of agricultural sectors.
“In addition to working in agribusiness, I spent more than ten years managing livestock, irrigation and broadacre farms as well as a farm contracting business across the Moree district, so my management experience of agriculture will really help to support our clients,” said VJ.
“I understand the specifics and intricacies of agriculture, and I’m keen to apply that knowledge and experience with The Lucas Group’s client.”
Although based in Toowoomba, VJ will be available to travel across Queensland and intestate including New South Wales and the Northern Territory.