Cristie Lucas

'99, Director of Recruiting, Vault Consulting, LLC and Veris Consulting, Inc.

Cristie Lucas is the Director of Recruiting for two national accounting consulting firms, Veris Consulting, Inc. and Vault Consulting, LLC, both headquartered in the Washington, DC area. Cristie earned her BBA in Accounting from the College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business. After starting her career in public accounting and earning a CPA, Cristie spent 15 years developing and building high-profile college recruiting, Internship and externship programs for accounting and consulting firms. She is currently responsible for all hiring, university relations and onboarding efforts at Veris and Vault Consulting. Cristie is a Past President of the Virginia Association of Colleges & Employers (VACE) and has served on their board in a variety of related capacities. She is also a member of the College of William & Mary’s Career Services Advisory Board and University of Richmond’s Q-Camp Advisory Council and is a past member of University of Richmond’s Career Services Advisory Council and James Madison University’s School of Accounting Advisory Council. Cristie speaks frequently on generational differences in the workplace, early identification programs, Interviewing and professional etiquette to groups like the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE), the Eastern Association of Colleges & Employers (EACE), the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) and VACE. Cristie is an avid runner and cyclist, and resides in Midlothian, Virginia with her husband, Steve, and two daughters, Addison Marie and Emma Caroline.