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About Us

About Us

Trusted by over 1,100 leading Chicago-area businesses.

The Larko Group was founded in 1993 by Russ Larko, a Certified Personnel Consultant with over two decades of experience in the staffing industry. We enjoy a well-earned reputation for timely and accurate placement, unparalleled customer service, and outstanding candidates.

Our Goal

Here at The Larko Group, our team has one goal: to make your life easier!

Our Goal


If you are a hiring manager, we will consult with you to determine your firm’s unique culture and send you appropriately qualified candidates that will excel in your environment.

For Employers


As a job applicant, we’ll take the fear out of the interview process, and guide you all along the way while exposing you to some of the best jobs at the best firms in town.

For Candidates

Meet the Team

Russ Larko
President | Owner

Andrea Newman
Vice President of Operations and Client Relationships

Megan Freeman
Director of Recruiting

Amy Larko Falanga
Director of People & Staffing

Julie Monti
Assistant Vice President, Talent Development

Emily Cullen
Principal Consultant

Emilie Browell
Recruiting & Client Coordinator

Siobhan Sullivan
Senior Manager, Temporary Division

Brianna (Forth) Gault
Senior Recruiter, Temporary Division

Caitlin Dromm
Recruiting Consultant

Ellie Olszewski
Client & Recruiting Coordinator

Kendall Sweeney
Sourcing Specialist

Mike Rice