With over twenty years of professional speaking experience, Lucas travels across the country sharing his inspirational messages focused on servant leadership, teamwork, overcoming obstacles, and making a positive impact in the lives of others.
Lucas currently serves as the Assistant to the County Administrator for Orange County Florida Government. He advises the County Administrator and provides administrative, analytical, and technical support. He plans and participates in various programs and operational initiatives that have county wide impact. Lucas participates in the strategic planning process to establish future direction for Orange County. He represents the County in meetings and makes presentations to government and business agencies to promote the interest of the County on key issues.
Additional initiatives provide Lucas with the opportunity to be an advisor to the Financial Aid Network, LLC and the Global Institute of College Planning. Some of the industries and organizations Lucas’ clients come from include: Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges and Universities, Faith-Based Organizations, Think Tanks, Public Policy Organizations, Corporations, and organizations advocating for Foster Care Youth and Adoption Awareness.
Lucas was appointed to a number of different roles focused on philanthropy, diversity and inclusion, and corporate social responsibility with the Orlando Magic from 2008-2016. He served as the Director of Business Development, Community Relations, Multicultural Insights, Cause Marketing, and Government Affairs.
Prior to the Orlando Magic, Lucas served at the White House in a number of different positions where he managed a wide-ranging portfolio of responsibilities that included proactive communication, public relations and education outreach among diverse communities, constituencies and issues on behalf of the President.
Lucas is the author of Living Proof: From Foster Care to the White House and the NBA, published in January 2011. With over twenty years of professional speaking experience he travels across the country giving speeches focused on servant leadership, team work, overcoming obstacles, and making a positive impact in the lives of others.
Lucas received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Speech Communication from the University of Central Missouri July 2003. He earned his Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Rollins College in May 2013.
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