the principals

Our many years of experience in retail development as well as our broad reach in the industry,  allows us to tap into the talent market quickly. We are able to match the right candidates to the perfect opportunity.

our approach


Source, identify, qualify, and recruit

Lesley Williams is the President of Williams Search Group and has been recruiting for over 20 years in retail development.  She has placed many high level candidates for national companies nationwide in real estate, construction, and development.  Lesley has a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Texas at Dallas.  She enjoys traveling, home design, and fitness.

Luke Tushim is the Vice President of Williams Search Group.  He has over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry with some of the most popular restaurant companies in Texas.  Luke has been recruiting for 15 years and has a wide network coast to coast.  He has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the Conrad N. Hilton School of HRM at the University of Houston.  Luke enjoys golf, fishing, and cooking.

The Williams Search Group has been recruiting retail development executives for over 20 years. Our clients include national retailers, multi-unit restaurants, grocery and drug stores, C-stores/fuel centers, health care, and retail developers.

Areas of expertise include real estate, construction, store planning/design, visual merchandising, facilities, finance, legal and franchise sales.