Illinois Executive Director
Misty Lucas joined MAA in the summer 2017 as Executive Director of Illinois. Since that time, she has become the Director of the Colombia Adoption Program through MAA. Misty is an advocate for adoption. She is excited about working within this amazing agency to assist families as they take a journey through adoptions to complete their families.
Misty completed her bachelors of Social Work in 1993. She completed her masters in Mental Health Counseling in 2013. She has worked within the social service field for many years within various roles at Baptist Children’s Home, private practice, and Spero Counseling and Wellness center. Misty has studied and worked with children and adults who have experienced trauma. Her focus has been on identifying and teaching nurturing and attachment dynamics within the family.
Misty enjoys antiquing, spending time with her family, volunteering through her church, traveling, and working with younger children. Misty and her family participated in summer hosting, which led to the adoption of a child from Colombia. She and her husband of 23 years have four amazing children.