OEDC Monthly Meeting and Educational Program

Jan 8 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Our monthly meeting will feature Jeff Roberts and Erika Lucas. Jeff is a developer from Muskogee that is currently using the EB5 program. This program has been instrumental in developing a call center contracted by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, which has accounted for approximately 600 jobs at about $40,000 per year. Click here for more information.

This meeting will also feature Erika Lucas from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, who will also talk about the EB5 program.

Please RSVP to Sara Sciara (lunch served)

Held at the State Chamber of Oklahoma office

330 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 235-3669


Erika Lucas PhotoErika Lucas is Deputy Director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and is responsible for the structure and implementation of Global Recruitment and Trade as well as Branding & Communications. Mrs. Lucas has over 14 years of multinational experience working in different aspects of international business management.  Leading Commerce’s global and branding efforts enhances Mrs. Lucas’ past experience in defining and evaluating strategies for transnational corporations and government agencies in areas such as Foreign Direct Investment, Supply Chain Management, International Market Development and International Trade.  Erika’s career experience includes residing and working abroad.  She has extensive experience with markets in Europe, Latin America (LATAM), Middle East and Asia Pacific. In addition to English, Mrs. Lucas also speaks Spanish and Portuguese.  Erika and her husband Chris Lucas also own and operate three Koko Fit Club Franchises in the state of Oklahoma.  They have two beautiful daughters, Paulina (7) and Mia (4), both in St. Eugene Catholic School; they enjoy a healthy life style and participating in community outreach events.

Jeff Roberts Photo

Jeff Roberts, CCIM is the President of Chen Roberts Corporation, an investment and management company located in Muskogee, OK. Jeff and his team provides investment and consulting services for foreign investors and companies throughout main land China, Taiwan and Hong Kong by the use of the EB5 program. Jeff is also a managing partner on a China based firm, which provides investment services to promote business in Oklahoma. In Jeff's more than 15 years experience in business he has administered many investments and projects totaling more than $120 Million. Jeff has extended experience in retail, hospitality, residential, storage and warehousing, and land development. In addition, Jeff manages over 80 multi-state corporations, two foreign companies and over 120 employees, all managed from his home in Muskogee.