Sandra A.J. Lawrence
Ms. Lawrence was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Children’s Mercy Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric medical center in Kansas City, Missouri. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Midwest Research Institute. Before becoming Chief Financial Officer of Midwest Research Institute, she served as Director of its Center for Regional Development. She served as interim Chief Executive Officer for Frontier Medical Research, and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Packaging Solutions. She held various management positions at Gateway, Inc. in San Diego and Kansas City. She was President of Stern Brothers & Co. She is on the Board of Directors of the Heartland Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Hall Family Foundation, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Women Corporate Directors, Kansas Metropolitan Business and Healthcare Coalition, and the Midwest Cancer Alliance Partners. Ms. Lawrence is a graduate of Vassar College, receiving her bachelor of arts in psychology. She also received a master of arts in architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.