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Christy Lukach


Christy is the Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director, Finance at Brightstar. She is responsible for compliance, accounting, finance and administration operations at the firm.

Prior to joining Brightstar, she was a Client Service Director at Tillman PES, a boutique accounting and administrative firm focused on the operational needs of private equity funds and their sponsors. Before Tillman PES, Christy worked at Green Courte Partners as a Senior Associate and Fund Analyst, supporting internal strategic decision making to maximize value to investors. Previous to Green Courte Partners, she worked at Sterling Partners where she was an Analyst as part of Sterling Partners’ Portfolio Reporting Group and a Fund Accountant.

Christy started her career at RSM US, LLP as an Assurance Associate, focused on Financial Services clients. Christy is a CPA, received a Master of Accountancy from Virginia Commonwealth University and a BBA in Accounting from James Madison University.