Lauren Costley is the Senior Divisional Director of the Corporate Services & Training & Development Divisions.  Lauren joined Deacon with 11 years of experience in Management, Sales and Marketing, predominantly in the Health and Fitness arena.  Lauren graduated from Texas State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. She was Rookie of the Year in 2013, and was an inductee in to the company’s “Million Dollar Club” in 2017.  Her specialties include all levels of professionals in the areas of Human Resources, Operations, Legal, and Executive Administrative support.

Lauren is also very involved in her community. In 2012, she served as the Ambassador Lead for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society promoting their Inaugural Herothon Half-Marathon Series.  In 2013, Lauren and other Deaconites participated in the Light the Night event with LLS to raise money for research to find cures for blood cancers. She is excited to continue her involvement with LLS in 2021 by fundraising and running for “Woman of the Year”. In 2018, Lauren was on the Executive Leadership Committee for “Go Red”, a program dedicated to the awareness and importance of heart health for women through the American Heart Association.

Lauren also serves as a Committee Chair for SAHRMA; a local chapter that supports the education and further development of Human Resource professionals. Lauren has been a Speaker on panels for the National Association of Personnel Services and local Universities in San Antonio.  In 2016, she served on a committee for Executive Women International, awarding non-traditional students scholarships.  Currently, Lauren serves on the North Chamber Leadership Lab Alumni Board.

Lauren and her husband, Chris, have been married for fourteen years, and have two children, Camryn and Jordan. In her spare time, Lauren loves to run, play golf and to have FUN with family & friends.

Lauren is dedicated to helping those in San Antonio look for their next opportunity!


What do you love best about working at Deacon Recruiting? 

What I love about Deacon is the never-ending learning and professional growth that the Organization fosters.  I also love the support and camaraderie between all of our Divisions.  I like to be a part of a winning team, and I love that fact that we all want each other to succeed.

What do you love best about your job? 

What I love about my role is consulting with our Client-Companies to solve hiring issues to find them the very best candidate match.  Improving the lives of both Clients and Candidates around our great City is what motivates me every day!

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