Tara Lucas
Chief Financial Officer

Tara Lucas has 29 years of experience in real estate and financial accounting.  For the last 20 years she worked at Blue Coast Capital, a real estate investor, where she ultimately served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to Blue Coast, Tara worked for nearly nine years in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and KPMG, where she ultimately served as a senior manager.

Tara has deep experience with internal and external financial reporting, budgeting, financial forecasting, financial controls and process improvement/simplification.  She was responsible for the hotel operations arm of Blue Coast’s business.  Tara has handled due diligence for asset purchases and has managed asset sale transactions. She also had responsibility for the human resource, information technology and insurance functions.

Tara is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Sacramento where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accountancy.



  • Bachelor of Accountancy from California State University, Sacramento
  • California Certified Public Accountant license
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