Lucas Pain is a Managing Director and Partner as well as head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office and leads the firm’s Global and Americas Building & Construction practice. Lucas is also a member of L.E.K.'s Americas Regional Management Committee and serves on the firm’s Partner Development Committee.
Lucas has more than 20 years of experience directing consulting engagements focused on growth strategy. He works with building product and materials manufacturers, distributors, contractors and other service providers in residential and nonresidential construction to identify and realize high potential growth opportunities. As part of these engagements he helps them navigate industry challenges including rising competition, pricing and margin pressures, labor shortages and uncertainty surrounding construction cycles. Another important focus is M&A and deal support.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University
Graduate: Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School