LaSalle Network Executive Recognized Among Crain’s Chicago Business’ ‘Notable Veteran Executives’ 

LaSalle Network Director of Operations, Christian Cañas, Honored on List of Top Veteran Leaders in Chicago 

CHICAGO – Christian Cañas, Army Veteran and Director of Operations at LaSalle Network, a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm, has been recognized on Crain’s Chicago Business’ 2021 “Notable Veteran Executives” list.   

Cañas joined LaSalle Network in 2020 to lead the firm’s data and analytics team and to spearhead its veteran hiring initiative, LaSalle Veteran Network. As part of this initiative, LaSalle Network is committed to helping veterans and MiliSpouses in the job-search process and help educate hiring companies on recruiting veteran talent. Since launching the program, Cañas and his team have helped hundreds of veterans in their job search and have partnered with countless organizations to help them hire veteran talent.  

Cañas served as a member of the U.S. Army, beginning his service in 2009 at Ft. Benning, GA for basic Infantry training. Later assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Cañas deployed to Afghanistan for two tours in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a member of the Bastogne Brigade, 1- 327th Infantry Regiment. Upon completion of his service, Cañas earned both his undergraduate and MBA at Loyola University Chicago. He now finds passion as an advocate for the utilization of the GI Bill for transitioning members of the armed services. 

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Click here to view the full list of honorees. For more information on LaSalle Network, please visit or contact Heather Youkhana at 312-496-6562, or


About LaSalle Network  

LaSalle Network is a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm with business units that specialize in accounting and finance, administrative, call center, healthcare revenue cycle, human resources, management resources, marketing, sales, supply chain, technology and executive search. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle has worked with thousands of clients and placed more than 80,000 candidates in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle Network has been listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 “Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in America” list for 12 years, Inc. Magazine’s 2016 and 2018 “50 Best Workplaces,” Forbes’ 2018 and 2019 “America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms” list, Fortune’s “Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For” and “Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services” for four years, and Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Best Places to Work” list for seven years. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Oak Brook and Schaumburg. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit 

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