- Lucas Oil, a producer of lubricants and additives, announced that Katie Lucas, the firm’s vice president of strategy and philanthropy, has been promoted as Chief Administrative Officer.
- In this position, Katie will coordinate ongoing business operations with long-term strategic objectives and oversee corporate policies, practices, campaigns, and expansion projects.
Katie’s Working Background
As vice president of strategy and philanthropy, Katie influenced corporate strategy and business development activities, bringing long-term vision and insight to new and continuing programs. As CAO, she will continue to enhance strategic planning to seek growth and change within the automotive industry. She will create the foundation for a steadfast business strategy and culture prepared for the following 20 years together with the Lucas Oil leadership team.
“Over the years I’ve known and worked with Katie, I’ve seen her ability to motivate teams and drive initiatives forward while exemplifying the vision and core values that have made Lucas Oil what it is today,” said Forrest Lucas, CEO of Lucas Oil. “We are in a unique position to continue the legacy of our iconic American brand while advancing and elevating our focus to meet the needs of the next generation. Katie is the right person to meet these goals, tapping into efficiencies to help the company thrive.”
Katie: A Valuable Addition to the Team Lucas Oil
With the explicit goal of creating a range of lubricants and additives available anywhere, Forrest and Charlotte founded Lucas Oil Products. Lucas has consistently upheld this company goal since its beginnings. Lucas has established itself as a top-selling additive line in the American truck stop sector via innovative product research and development and strong marketing campaigns.
Under Katie’s direction, Lucas Oil has received praise for its charitable work supporting regional and international non-profits. It most recently received the Inland Empire Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Outstanding Corporation Award for its outstanding support of the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, California.
Nominated for Indiana Business Journal’s Forty under 40
Having achieved professional success and being actively involved in her community in central Indiana, Katie was selected as one of Indiana Business Journal’s Forty under 40. The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, Ascension St. Vincent Foundation, Wheeler Mission, Grit & Grace Nation Foundation, EDGE Mentoring, and several more non-profit organizations are among her various connections.
Lucas Oil Given Business of the Year Award 2022
Lucas Oil, based out of Corona-California, was awarded Business of the Year by the Inland Empire Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
The award was given for the company’s philanthropic contributions to the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, California.
The best-selling line of lubricants and additives manufacturer, Lucas Oil, said that Katie Lucas, the company’s vice president of strategy and philanthropy, has been elevated to the position of chief administrative officer.
As vice president of strategy and philanthropy, Katie affected company strategy and business development efforts, giving long-term vision and insight into new and ongoing projects. For its exceptional support of the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, California, it most recently earned the Outstanding Corporation Award from the Inland Empire Association of Fundraising Professionals.