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Russ Larko, CPC,
President | Owner
Russ earned a BS in Marketing and Management from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and has been working in the Recruiting and Staffing industry for more than 25 years.
He spent several years at a large Chicago-area employment firm, and rose from top sales consultant to Director of Operations at their loop headquarters.
Russ founded The Larko Group in 1993, and remains actively involved in the day-to-day operations.
Russ is a huge Chicago Bulls fan and an avid golfer, racquetball player and paddle tennis player.
Ask Russ about the time his wife surprised him with a 4-day pass to Lollapalooza.
Random Fun Facts About Russ
First Job: Making pizzas at Barnabys!
Theme Song: Shut Up and Dance by Walk The Moon
Favorite Childhood Memory: A family trip in high school with my future in-laws and their family to Rainy Lake on a houseboat in Minnesota
Favorite Place to Travel: A tie — Tahiti and Alaska
What I enjoy most about working at The Larko Group: Changing people’s lives!