Chase Lucas is a Human Factors Engineer, with a special expertise in thinking in terms of efficiency and opportunity cost. Having grown up on a farm, Chase developed an inclination for all things mechanical, as well as a great deal of versatility, self-sufficiency, and a strong work ethic. He is a jack-of-all-trades, who excels at breaking complex things and processes down to their simplest parts.
Chase is certified in Human Factors in Medical Devices and Systems at Tufts University, where he earned his Master’s in Human Factors Engineering. He has his undergraduate majors in Psychology and Economics, which furthered his understanding of user experience, product development, engineering psychology, and the overall product life cycle. As a Human Factors Engineer at THRIVE, Chase enjoys studying humans interacting with each other, products, and services.
A tinkerer at heart, Chase loves solving problems and learning with his hands. In his spare time, he repairs motorcycles and diesel trucks, custom builds engines, and of course, tests his handiwork out by riding his motorcycles and dirt bikes. He also likes to hike, ski, and play pick-up soccer. He currently owns a Harley with a sidecar and has two cats, Pepper and Shiloh. Additionally, Chase was a ski instructor at Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.