Lucas is an executive in the non-profit space and is noted for his leadership and teaching gifts. He has a passion for raising up the next generation of America’s leaders and incorporates this passion as the Executive Director of The Gathering Place, an innovative student mentoring and Christian leadership development organization that impacts over 12,000 students annually.
Lucas is the author of The Murmuration Effect, a daring vision to unleash the power of collective movement (MurmurationEffect.com). He is a sought after speaker to a diverse group of audiences including students at conferences, politicians, CEOs and educators. He has spoken at Catalyst Conference, the Georgia House of Representatives and keynote lecturer for Leadership Georgia. Lucas also serves on the ministry council for the National Network of Youth Ministries.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lucas emigrated to the U.S. as a child with his family where he grew up in Pennsylvania. The greatest blessing in his life is having married his college sweetheart, Anthea Ramirez, Founder and CEO of Adoption-Share. The couple lives in coastal Georgia with their three kids: Luciana, Maximo, and Teddy, and their chocolate lab, Bailey.