Executive Director and Ex Officio Member
Chris Lugo, residing in Chicago, Ill., is originally from the Jacksonville, Fla. area. He pursued his undergraduate studies with honors at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., with a concentration in Marketing and Mass Communications.
In October of 2015, Lugo became Executive Director of The Cavaliers.
Most recently, Lugo served the Alzheimer's Association in fundraising development with responsibility for identifying and cultivating a large portfolio of donors in the Northeast United States. His background also includes marketing communications at IBM Corporation and Direct Energy Business, with responsibility for tactical execution and strategic program development.
Since 2009, he has helped drive communications and fundraising initiatives with The Cavaliers, as well as the organization's social media presence, which now includes more than 150,000 connected fans.
Lugo is an alumnus of The Cavaliers, participating from 2002 to 2005. Since his time in the corps, he has contributed to the organization by volunteering, serving on the Cavalier Alumni Association's board of directors, and by adding his enthusiasm and non-profit concentration to the corps' board of directors.