Cristie Lucas

Director of Brand & Talent

Cristie is responsible for all marketing and employment branding, social media, hiring, university relations and onboarding efforts including managing the firm’s active college recruiting programs.

Cristie graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the College of William & Mary.  She earned her CPA while practicing public accounting as an auditor with Johnson Lambert & Co before joining Veris, where she is in her 20th year.  Cristie is a Past President of the Virginia Association of Colleges & Employers (VACE) and is a current member of William & Mary’s Career Services Employer Advisory Board and University of Richmond’s Q-Camp Advisory Council.  She is a past participant of Employer Advisory groups at University of Richmond, JMU and Virginia Tech and is a frequent speaker on topics involving Careers in Accounting & Consulting, Success in the Workplace, Employer Advisory Boards, Externships and Experiential Learning, Creating Ambassadorship on Campus and Generational Differences in the Workplace.  Cristie is a recipient of the VACE A. Isabel Gordon Distinguished Service Award, the VACE John L. Chase Meritorious Service Award and the VACE Leadership Award for contributions in her field.