Tricia Lucas Named in TBJ’s 2018 Women in Business Awards

By Tricia Lucas | Leadership

Mar 01
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Cary, N.C. – Lucas Select Inc. is pleased to announce that Co-Founder Tricia Lucas has been selected by Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) as a 2018 Women in Business Awards winner.

Tricia Lucas has over 25 years experience with technology companies in sales, marketing, recruiting, and business development roles delivering enterprise solutions. Prior to founding Lucas Select, Tricia worked at SAS, IBM, QMS-Minolta, and was a leading sales driver with 7 Triangle technology startups. She is a published author and has been featured in The Huffington Post, CBS Small Business Pulse, Fox News, Inc., Mashable, Dice, Recruiter.com, SheKnows.com, Jobvite.com, Bust.com, Ellevate.com, CareerCloud.com, FitSmallBusiness.com, and Career S.L. She created Triangle Tech Connect, a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities.

Stop Puppy MillsIn her community, Tricia serves as a board member, VP of Employer Services, and Job Bank Director of the Triangle chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), Co-Chair of The Triangle Transitions Link and Think, and Advisory Director for Career Odyssey. She founded Triangle Ladies in Leadership, a professional women’s peer group designed for strong successful female business leaders in the Triangle. She is also a devoted supporter of Animal Welfare issues, as shown by her roles as the NC District Leader for the Humane Society of the United States, previous NC Volunteer Manager for NC Voters for Animal Welfare, Second Chance volunteer, and the SPCA volunteer. Tricia holds a degree in BA Communications Management from Spring Hill College and an MBA in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama.

The Women in Business Awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business and/or community service. The judges, a mixture of Triangle business execs and TBJ editorial leadership, reviewed more than 150 entries to select this year’s winners. “I am truly honored to be among such a talented group of professionals. I strive not only to be successful in business but to be successful in giving back to my community by making the Triangle an even better place to live and grow business,” says Tricia Lucas.

“This year’s class of Women in Business Awards winners represents a vast array of knowledge and influence that spans across the entire Triangle and beyond,” says TBJ Publisher Jason Christie. “We are extremely excited to be able to honor these successful women.”

TBJ will profile the winners in a special section that will be published in the March 23rd subscriber edition. This year’s winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon March 23rd at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

At Lucas Select, based in Raleigh, NC, we are passionate about technology startups and about sales and marketing as professions and have built extensive national networks of top-performing executives and managers. Unlike typical staffing agencies and headhunters, our recruiting services ensure that your company maintains a sustained growth model that is supported by strong sales management, talent recruitment at scale balanced by on-going people development while aligning with your Company’s core values.

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Tricia Lucas has over 25 years of demonstrated success in recruiting, marketing communications, and social media and helps technology companies recruit more efficiently by focusing on Recruiting Efficiencies, Employer Branding, and Social Media.


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