About Jeff Lukich
Originally from Charleston, SC, Jeff Lukich has worked in child welfare for the past 33 years.
He began his career with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services in 1989, remaining with the Division for 30 years. For the final six years of his career, Jeff served as the State Director of Field Operations and the State Director of Child Welfare.
He retired in 2018 as the Division’s Chief of Staff, where his responsibilities included oversight of nearly 8000 staff, a $1.4 billion budget, and all aspects of the Division’s programs, including child welfare, eligibility, policy, budget, and communications and legislative affairs.
In 2019, Jeff accepted a Senior Director position with the Atlanta–Washington DC management consulting firm, DLH Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for developing and leading human services initiatives, including child welfare. Jeff also does independent consulting through his consulting business, MOVERE Strategies, LLC.
In addition to his consulting work, Jeff has a passion for endurance sports. Owner and head coach of Drive Multisport, LLC., Jeff is a veteran short and long-course triathlete, marathoner, and endurance coach providing triathletes, distance runners, and other endurance athletes with an exceptional, service-oriented coaching experience focused on communication and feedback.
He is a 10x Ironman Finisher and Boston Marathon Qualifier. His coaching philosophy centers around thoughtful goal-setting, acting on available performance information and feedback, and creating shared accountability between the athlete and coach.
Jeff is a graduate of Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, with a BA in Political Science and History.