Experienced partners you can depend on.

When you’re looking to build and grow your A-Team, you need the very best.

Allegro Group is dedicated to combining proven strategies with innovative thinking to deliver lasting results. Our team of talent specialists and leadership consultants has been building relationships with an extensive network of leaders for nearly two decades. We invest heavily in ongoing training and development to stay on the cutting edge of organizational design and leadership strategy.

Our Founder & CEO

Kara Jorvig
Kara Jorvig

Kara Jorvig is the founder and CEO of Allegro Group, a premier consulting, organizational development and talent acquisition firm. For nearly 20 years, she has partnered with CEOs and executive teams to help them assemble, activate and accelerate their A-Teams.

Allegro means to play at a pace, and Kara and her team lead and live with that definition at their core. She delivers high-energy workshops, keynotes and consulting sessions that challenge and inspire leaders to reach for new levels of success. Kara is a human capital expert who can unlock an organization’s potential to scale. In her consulting and performance coaching work, she delivers changes of pace and perspective that results in growth.   […learn more about Kara]

Our Team

Ashton Hansen
Ashton Hansen

Ashton Hansen serves as Allegro Group’s managing director of talent acquisition. She has more than a decade of experience in talent acquisition strategy and has placed dozens of top-tier professionals across a wide range of industries. Ashton is a CTB (formerly Center for Technology & Business) board member, graduate of the United Way of Cass-Clay’s 35 Under 35 Women’s Leadership Program and serves on committees for the YWCA and FMWF Chamber Women Connect.   […learn more about Ashton]

Lauren Lawley Head
Lauren Lawley Head

Lauren Lawley Head oversees communications and content development at Allegro Group. Lauren has extensive experience in all aspects of digital and traditional content and has worked with some of the most influential names in leadership. She is a former Senior Vice President of SUCCESS magazine and expert content creator with diverse experience in marketing, digital learning, keynote speaking and media relations. Lauren and Allegro Group CEO Kara Jorvig work together, on a daily basis, to create and distribute leadership content as part of Allegro Group’s leadership consulting and talent acquisition services.  […learn more about Lauren]

Mitch McWilliams
Mitch McWilliams

Mitch McWilliams is a senior associate at Allegro Group, where he excels at locating and recruiting hard-to-find technical leaders. He is a natural communicator with critical thinking skills that allow him to understand highly technical roles and the professionals who fill them. Mitch has a background in technical manufacturing and operations, which he leverages as he works with leaders in areas such as IT, engineering and manufacturing operations.    […learn more about Mitch]

Ryan Tiffany
Ryan Tiffany

Ryan Tiffany is a senior associate at Allegro Group, where he connects the region’s best employers with the most talented professionals. He is a tireless advocate for his clients and provides expertise in precise talent matching and ease-of-hiring for mid- to senior-level roles in accounting/finance, management, human resources, executive leadership and sales. Ryan’s career has taken him from Madison, WI, to Minneapolis and then Fargo, which uniquely positions him to navigate and successfully manage the complexities of leadership transitions requiring relocation.  […learn more about Ryan]

Brian Jorvig
Brian Jorvig

Brian Jorvig serves as the director of operations for Allegro Group and leads the company’s finance, technology and marketing activities. Prior to Allegro Group, Brian served in various leadership, marketing and business development roles at technology and marketing firms; experience that includes direct exposure to private equity, mergers & acquisitions, explosive-growth industries and rapidly changing business models. Brian is passionate about promoting and growing businesses through the use of efficient processes and advanced technology.   […learn more about Brian]