"Industry veteran."

Kristopher (Kris) Lucas brings over twenty-five years of sales experience to The Endurance Group.  He is a results oriented enthusiastic executive with significant experience in the consumer products industry.  At every company, he has worked for he has been successful at expanding market share through new market penetration and growing net profitability thru smart business practices in both sales acquisition and execution. 


In his most recent position, at Village Candle, he succeeded in doubling total sales by adding SUPERVALU, Safeway and Kroger to their retail network.  Kris has deep experience developing and managing larger broker sales forces with both national and smaller regional brokers.


Kris has also been a successful entrepreneur.  He founded of Kathadin Coffee in 1999.  He created and built the brand and developed an extensive distributor network throughout New England and New York State and won major customers at Hannaford, Shaws and Stop and Shop.  Kris sold the company in 2002  


Kris earned a B.A. in Government from Norwich University in Vermont and was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.