Kristin Lyon is the Senior Manager – Head of Research for Allegis Partners and Major, Lindsey & Africa. She leads a team of Knowledge Management professionals and Research Associates that harvests strategic intelligence in order to enhance and maintain a superior, cutting-edge knowledge of industries/markets, trends, functions, companies and candidate pools needed to efficiently deliver on retained search. She is an experienced hiring strategy architect ready to assess and retool composite talent acquisition strategies and processes aligned with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 client business objectives.
Kristin specializes in non-traditional black matter research. She uses innovative tools, techniques and targeted knowledge gathering of resources to aid in the continual evolution of the capabilities and competencies of the Allegis Partners and Major, Lindsey & Africa global organization.
Prior to working with Allegis Partners and Major, Lindsey & Africa, Kristin partnered with executive search teams and Fortune 500 organizations to deliver critical human capital solutions on a global scale. She has spent the last decade honing her deep Web search skills to find high-caliber candidates for niche verticals. She creates, uncovers and leverages data and relationships that lead to "hidden" candidates. She has identified executives for roles ranging from C-Suite to individual contributor in Professional Services, Human Resources, Legal, Technology, Biotechnology, Health IT, Manufacturing, Consumer Packaged Goods and Asset Management.
Previously, Kristin was the Sr. Director of Strategic Sourcing at Modis, leading a team of researchers, sourcers and recruiters. She was also a Sr. National Trainer for AIRS for more than four years, where she aided in curriculum design and facilitated customized human capital solution trainings for 70 percent of the Fortune 500 talent acquisitions teams; she also maintained AIRS business intelligence, competitive intelligence and knowledge management databases. Kristin was also previously a paralegal supporting the SVP, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at AIMCO (a Real Estate Investment Trust – REIT) and a paralegal for the litigation practice of a law firm partner (later the President of the Colorado Bar Association and now the Honorable 2nd Judicial District Court Judge of Colorado) at Kennedy & Christopher, P.C. (later Kennedy, Christopher, Childs & Fogg, P.C., then Kennedy Childs P.C. and ultimately, Fennemore Craig P.C.).
Kristin is a graduate of The Colorado College and holds a degree in Biochemistry. She is based in Denver, Colo.