Erika Lucas

Co-Founder
StitchCrew

Born and raised in Mexico I began my career facilitating the establishment and in-country operation of several international companies. Prior to StitchCrew, I worked at a Private Equity Firm with investments in the U.S. and Europe. Before that I was Global Director at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, where I helped establish the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) unit. We founded StitchCrew and partnered with the OKC Thunder to launch an accelerator program because we strongly believe that most of the pressing challenges we face today will not be solved through policy or traditional mindset, but by disruptive technologies, bold entrepreneurs and open collaboration. I'm not a fan of titles and pedigrees as they are not necessarily indicative of problem-solving aptitudes. I get my energy from working with like-minded people. From managing teams and developing execution blueprints to taking out the trash, I constantly look for ways to improve circumstances and disrupt the status quo.

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