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Trish is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of strategic leadership spanning start-up to Fortune 50 companies. She built a distinguished career as a Senior Executive across the most elite Consumer Packaged Goods companies, including Procter & Gamble, The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, before boldly stepping into the world of tech start-up and venture capital in 2016, acting as Chief Operating Officer at SpotHero, a high growth marketplace and e-commerce platform in the transportation space, and as CEO at Luxury Garage Sale, an omi-channel retailer in luxury apparel and accessories. She has recently joined Pampered Chef, a leading direct seller of cookware and kitchen tools, leading the effort to expand the global footprint and invigorate the 40,000+ salesforce throughout North America.
Throughout her career, Trish has demonstrated financial and strategic acuity, with particularly deep expertise building consumer focused growth strategies, sourcing and planning for talent succession and optimizing operations. She has led teams from 10 to 40,000+ and has translated this career success into impactful leadership on Corporate and Non-Profit boards. Trish has served on the board of Sargento Foods, a multi-billion-dollar food company, since 2015, and has helped the company to meaningfully exceed industry growth rates while leading with innovation, operational excellence and strong governance practices. Trish is a member of the Audit Committee at Sargento. Trish also served as a Director at NatureBox, a Series C company based in Silicon Valley from 2016-2018, where she chaired the Compensation Committee. Extending her impact beyond the private sector, Trish currently serves on the Boards of WTTW/WFMT in Chicago and Aspire Chicago.
Trish is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and is actively engaged in The Chicago Network, The Committee of 200, and the Economic Club of Chicago. Ms. Lukasik completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University, where she was a Presidential Scholar and today serves on the Business Advisory Council to the Farmer School of Business. She also holds an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.