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Louonna Kachur named KSMC Director of Talent

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 19, 2019) — KSM Consulting (“KSMC”), a leading consulting firm specializing in technology, data analytics, and management consulting, announced today that it has hired Louonna Kachur to lead talent acquisition and development efforts.

As Director of Talent, Kachur’s role involves leading talent recruitment, acquisition, development, and engagement initiatives at KSMC. Fulfilling KSMC’s strategic approach to talent management, Kachur serves on the nine-person leadership team and her responsibilities include internal talent development and new talent recruitment based on the skills needed today and in the future. She is also responsible for continuing to develop KSMC as an organization where employees amplify their careers and feel fulfilled by their work.

“My personal mission is to be a catalyst of growth for others, so people can have the careers that they’re capable of,” said Kachur. “KSMC’s mission is to help clients, each other and communities thrive. The problems we’re solving with clients is making a difference in the world, and the opportunity to connect people who want to make a positive impact with the work KSMC is doing is exciting.”

In June 2019, KSMC acquired Indianapolis app development company Connect Think, bringing the total number of 2019 hires to 55 and the total number of employees to 148. KSMC plans to hire an additional 30 employees by the end of 2019 to support its rapidly expanding consulting practice.

“Kachur has a proven track record of attracting and developing talent at growth-oriented organizations,” said Mark Caswell, CEO of KSM Consulting. “We’re excited for KSMC employees to flourish under her influence and better serve the emerging needs of our communities.”

Prior to joining KSMC, Kachur was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the commercial health division of Leidos. In that role, Kachur served as the lead integrator as Science Applications International Corporation split into Leidos in 2013. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Workforce and Organizational Development at Early Learning Indiana. Kachur currently holds board positions for Early Learning Indiana and The Boys and Girls Club of Boone County, and regularly volunteers at the Humane Society for Boone County.

In April 2019, KSMC announced that Renovus Capital Partners had acquired a majority stake in the company and that it planned to hire 30 out of its Indianapolis headquarters to support future growth. KSMC has already exceeded this number and currently has 25 open positions including roles in application development, information technology, data analytics and project management.

Founded in 2008, KSMC is a trusted partner to more than 300 public and private sector organizations throughout the United States. KSMC specializes in technology, data analytics and management consulting.

About KSM Consulting

Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting, LLC is an independent technology, data and management consulting firm. KSMC works in both the public and private sectors across all industries to help clients fulfill their missions, meet their goals, and solve their toughest challenges. Employees embody KSMC Values of Client Focus, Fearless Problem Solving, Empathy and Deep Expertise while working to fulfill the mission of “helping our clients, coworkers and communities thrive.” The firm serves clients nationally from its headquarters in Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.ksmconsulting.com.