Cristie Lucas is the Director of Recruiting for Vault Consulting, LLC. Cristie has more than 15 years of experience managing the experienced hire and college recruiting lifecycles of accounting and consulting firms with a passion for building and maintaining high-profile internship, externship and college recruiting programs to fuel talent pipelines. She is currently responsible for all hiring, university relations and on-boarding efforts at Vault.
After earning her BBA in Accounting from the College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business, Cristie starting her career in public accounting with Johnson Lambert & Co. while also earning her CPA. She has spent most of her career at Veris Consulting where she is also responsible for talent acquisition for the firm.
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 a current 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 both 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 was awarded VACE’s A. Isabel Gordon Distinguished Service Award and most recently the John L. Chase Meritorious Service Award for her leadership and service contributions in the fields of career services and college recruiting.