AT THE FOREFRONT
Beacon Associates LLC is a Global Executive Search and Human Resources (HR) Consulting firm that specializes in multicultural recruiting and diverse leadership development for large and mid-size companies worldwide.
We are one of the few Hispanic and Veteran-owned search firms with both national and global capabilities. We also take pride in assisting our clients develop culturally diverse workplaces that welcome women and minorities at all levels.
Achieve Your Goals
Beacon Associates LLC exists to solve the critical issues facing our clients, both large and small.
Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful.
We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity.
Achieve Your Goals
To remain competitive and be successful in any industry, you need to not only recruit but retain the best and brightest to your organization. That’s where Beacon Associates steps in.
We offer professional Executive and Senior leadership recruiting services for your local and global needs. Our candidates will meet your knowledge and skills requirements and, just as importantly, fit your organization's culture.
Permanent Staffing: Caters to middle and junior level management position requirements with an emphasis on skills and attitude.
Executive Search: A retainer model; addressing senior/top management. Places a heavy focus on prior experience, accomplishments as well as executive assessment of leadership style.
Turnkey Recruitment Assignments: Specialized recruitment process that manages large volume requirements; best suited for start-ups/new projects including extensive expansion of personnel across geographical locations.
Onsite Assistance: Provides dedicated and trusted resources throughout a specified period to coordinate with the internal recruitment team to then act as a bridge with our offsite recruitment team.
Beacon Associates LLC was founded by F. Luis Buentello in 2013 with a single mission: to assist large and mid-size companies worldwide find, retain, and develop diverse and multicultural executive and senior leadership talent.
We do not use a “one size fits all” method. Instead, we create customized approaches that fit our clients’ unique needs. We listen to you, and we work for you.
Though we’ve grown since our founding, we still hold true to our founding principles as we continue to provide exemplary multicultural talent and customized HR consulting services.
Let us help you and your organization achieve the success you have strived for.
Luis Buentello is the President and Owner of Beacon Associates, LLC and is an expert Global HR Executive with 20+ years of world wide experience working with large and mid-tier organizations.
Formerly Executive Vice President HR, EH&S Panasonic Lighting Americas (Universal Lighting Technologies)
Plant Operations Superintendent ALCOA
20+ years leading and directed staffing operations in China, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.
Education & Certifications:
BA in Political Science from the University of Houston
Master of Science in Organization and Management from Capella University
Master of Science in Human Resource Development from Villanova University.
Certified as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute.
Certified SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
Adjunct Faculty Villanova University’s Graduate Program in Human Resources Development and Adjunct Faculty at University of Maryland.
VICE PRESIDENT CYBER SECURITY AND TECHNICAL RECRUITING
Vice President Cyber Security and Technical Recruiting
Victor is the Vice President Cyber Security and Technical Recruiting at Beacon Associates. Victor brings over 15 years of experience working in cyber security, information assurance, information technology, system integration, cloud computing and system administration. He also is an adjunct professor and cyber security CEH course chair for the UMUC and has received numerous awards at the UMUC, the GSA and the US Army.
General Services Administration (GSA), Washington, DC Senior Cyber Security Advisor
Regional Network Enterprise Center (RNEC), Ft. Steward, GA Chief Cyber Operations Branch
US Army, 5th Signal Command, Germany Command Information Assurance Brand Chief
US Army, 102nd Signal Battalion, Germany Information Assurance Manager (IAM)
Education & Certifications
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) University of Phoenix, Heidelberg, Germany
Masters of Science in Cybersecurity, University of Maryland University College, Quantico, VA
Masters in Science in Leadership and Management (Currently enrolled.) Projected graduation: December 2019. University of Maryland University College, Shady Grove, MD.