Gabriel Lucas

Gabriel Lucas

Principal

Gabe has been a technology leader in the education field for over a decade and is passionate about and experienced in recruiting, managing, and staff development. He’s a tech guy who loves working with people.

From Math Teacher at Menlo School to Director of Technology at Castilleja School to developer of an online math system called Take Math, Gabe has dedicated his life to educating students and developing the best technology leaders in schools. He co-founded ATLIS, the Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools, where he serves as its inaugural board president.

Gabe's involvement in ATLIS and other professional organizations connects him to a deep network of experienced technology professionals. He graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical and Computational Science, UC Berkeley with a Master's degree in Information Management and Systems, and San Francisco State with a Master's degree in Mathematics. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three wonderful children.

Core Team

Helping find the right person for the right job is our specialty. Our team cares about our clients and takes pride in helping them hire the best technology leaders in the industry.

Micaela Andres, Associate

Micaela Andres, Associate

Micaela has worked at the company since 2018 and supports each phase of the search process, from assessment through the final round. She also represents the firm at job fairs and conferences, connecting with employers and job seekers throughout the country. Micaela has a degree in business administration with a concentration in information systems management from San Jose State University. Outside the workday, Micaela loves to explore different restaurants throughout the Bay Area with her boyfriend, play with her dog, and spend quality time with her family.

Marissa Premenko, Office Manager

Marissa Premenko, Office Manager

Marissa graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Child Adolescence Development: Concentration in School Age Child and Family. She previously worked at a local library as a library assistant, where she supported the makerspace and children’s departments. There Marissa designed programs aimed at getting more kids interested in technology. In her free time she likes to read, play escape rooms, and have game nights with friends. She also loves to take trips to Disneyland and spend time with family.

Giannina Ong, Digital Content Creator

Giannina Ong, Digital Content Creator

Giannina Ong graduated from Santa Clara University with degrees in English, Classics, and Gender Study. She is currently finishing her master's at University of Toronto's Women and Gender Studies Institute. Giannina brings to her work a social justice-driven consciousness and intersectional awareness, experience with qualitative and quantitative methods, and a love of learning to her marketing, communications, and research work. At the age of 5, she learned to play tennis and throughout her life has played competitively, including three seasons as an NCAA DI athlete.

Specialists

Aaron Griffin

Aaron has a background in public and independent school teaching, administration, and technology management. As a former Middle School Science teacher and Elementary Principal, he has always had a passion to integrate technology effectively in schools. He has helped teachers integrate technology into the curriculum such as robotics, drones, 3D printing, online learning for 3rd graders on up, and connecting globally with other students and experts.

Jessica Chung

Jessica is an experienced educational consultant, teacher, and educational technology enthusiast. She has worked work schools and districts to improve curriculum and support complex hiring projects.