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Founded in 1984, Lyons Pruitt International, Inc. has acquired the reputation of being an exceptional executive recruiting resource that is built on strong relationships. Our clients and candidates trust us to represent them in an ethical and responsive manner. Our reputation is our most valuable asset.

Lyons Pruitt recognizes that the success of the consultative search process rests on building and maintaining strong relationships with our clients and candidates. We realize the importance of discretion and confidentiality and understand that the recruiting relationship requires an extensive amount of trust from the client and the candidate. All of our searches are conducted with the utmost professionalism, integrity and accuracy.

JIM PRUITT – Senior Search Consultant

Jim Pruitt

JIM PRUITT – Senior Search Consultant

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Jim Pruitt conducted his first successful search in the Fall of 1975. Specializing in Banking and financial services, Jim focuses in the corporate finance, accounting, credit, operations and all risk disciplines. He recruits at mid- to executive levels including C-level executives. Jim’s clients include Fortune 500 financial service leaders, as well as smaller regional and community banks.Viewing recruiting as an art, his favorite quote is, “To know is delusional; not to know is insensitive.” This applies very much to the inquisitive nature required of all great recruiters in observing and evaluating talent for a client.

SCOTT LYONS – Senior Search Consultant

Scott Lyons

SCOTT LYONS – Senior Search Consultant


Scott Lyons began his career in 1988 as an original member of recruiting firm RBL (the founding company behind OTEC and ultimately HotJobs.com). In 1990, he founded Lyons Associates International which focused on identifying quantitative finance and technology professionals. In 1996, Lyons Associates merged with Simon and Pruitt to form Lyons Pruitt International, Inc. This expanded the practice into the treasury and credit risk management areas.Scott continues to work in financial engineering, computational finance, quantitative portfolio management and research, and credit risk management, as well as emerging technologies and marketing. He has a BA from Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.A quote about Scott from a director of research with a Wall Street investment firm: “When you called to recruit me for one of your clients, I could tell you were a cut above the typical headhunter I encounter. I’d like you to find my replacement as I am moving to a role in the organization with greater responsibility.”

 STEVE PRUITT – Search Consultant

Growing up the son of a headhunter, Steve witnessed a wide range of employment situations. From slow to booming economies, there is a need to know how to manage relationships to create opportunities for clients to continuously acquire great talent and build bench strength. Relationship management is Steve’s strongest attribute.

Steve began his career as a commercial pilot flying charters in the Mid-Atlantic and N.E. regions. This career path took a turn when he was laid off after the events of September 11, 2001. Joining Lyons Pruitt International, Inc. in October 2001, Steve worked a manufacturing desk specializing in plastics. Over the next few months he transitioned into accounting, finance and sales positions within financial services.

Whether one has one year or 25 years of experience, Steve takes great pleasure in helping people achieve the next steps in the exciting journey of life.

Steve Pruitt

STEVE PRUITT – Search Consultant


MALORIE REPPERT – Research Consultant

Malorie Reppert began her recruiting career at Robert Half International, Inc. as a staffing manager for accounting professionals. As a graduate of DeSales University with a B.A. in Business Management, Malorie chose this first step in her career due to the appeal of impacting the direction of the companies she performed searches for, as well as the lives of the professionals she recruited.

Following her experience as a staffing manager, Malorie pursued her interest in process improvement and project management in the financial industry. During her time with Guardian Life Insurance and Ausdal Financial Partners, Malorie developed a keen understanding of the multiple driving functions within a financial organization.

Malorie joined Lyons Pruitt International, Inc. in 2012 as an executive recruiter, eager to help others achieve their professional goals and be a trusted asset to her clients. A favorite quote from St. Francis DeSales is, “Be who you are and be that well.”

Malorie Reppert

MALORIE REPPERT – Search Consultant


Contact us at 610-966-1500 to learn more about our recruitment support services.