CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Luxury Garage Sale (LGS), based in Chicago, announced today that Trish Lukasik has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Lukasik will focus on accelerating growth across the LGS enterprise and expanding the omnichannel footprint already in place through brick and mortar, e-commerce, and marketplace partnerships. Lukasik has gained valuable start-up experience, having served as the Chief Operating Officer for SpotHero. In this role, she oversaw all aspects of the marketplace business model and helped to fuel continued strong growth while bringing enhanced operating discipline. Prior to joining SpotHero, Lukasik built a distinguished career within the consumer-packaged goods industry across Proctor & Gamble, The Coca-Cola Company and more recently culminated a 17-year career journey as Chief Customer Officer for a $10 billion division of PepsiCo.
Well versed in solving for consumer needs at scale, the CPG industry veteran will apply her consumer expertise to the $18 billion apparel resale business.
“With stores in Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, and Minneapolis, and a fast-growing internet business at www.luxurygaragesale.com, LGS is poised to deliver incredible growth and exceptional value for consumers,” says Lindsay Segal, co-founder of LGS. “I know I speak for my partner, and co-founder Brielle Buchberg when I say that we couldn’t be more excited to work alongside Trish and have the company gain from her knowledge and expertise.”
“LGS has a terrific business model and a very talented team which together present a fantastic recipe for continued success,” said Trish Lukasik, CEO of LGS. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to marry my passion for building talented teams with my deep expertise developing strategy and driving through to execution with Lindsay, Brielle and the LGS team.”
Lukasik serves on the boards of Sargento Foods and NatureBox. She remains very active in the Chicago community, volunteering on the boards of Aspire and WTTW. She is active in The Chicago Network, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, The Committee of 200, and The Economic Club of Chicago, and is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. She completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University, where she was a Presidential Scholar. She holds an MBA from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
Luxury Garage Sale (LGS)
Luxury Garage Sale is a leading designer consignment business, selling new and gently-used designer brand and vintage wardrobe items both online and in-store. The white-glove full-service offers consignors no upfront fees, anonymity, and up to 60% of the selling price of any item. Buyers can expect fully authenticated, curated offerings across multiple platforms.