Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties has named Becky Lucas as interim CEO following the recent announcement that former president and CEO Katherine “Kitty” Green has accepted the position of vice president for advancement at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Lucas has served Habitat for Humanity in various roles over a span of 19 years including volunteer, director of construction, executive director and her most recent role as vice president of community outreach. She managed the Lee and Hendry Counties Habitat affiliate during a time of rampant growth, overseeing the construction of 600+ Habitat homes.
In her former role as associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, Lucas worked with the state of Florida’s top philanthropic entities to devise their charitable giving plans resulting in the protection of natural resources worldwide. She also served as a director of the Children’s Hunger Alliance in Columbus, Ohio where she was responsible for a USDA program, which fed 5,000 inner-city children a day.
About Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties
Since 1982, 1,550 families in need of a hand up have partnered with Habitat Lee and Hendry to build or improve their home. Habitat homeowners, alongside volunteers, help build their own home and pay an affordable mortgage. Through volunteering, financial or material donations, everyone can help Lee and Hendry county families achieve strength, stability and independence. Through shelter, we empower. For more information, visit www.habitat4humanity.org.