Laurie Brlas is an accomplished financial and operating executive. She retired in 2016 to focus on her Board work where she currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Perrigo Company. She is also an independent director for Calpine Corporation and Albemarle Corporation. Prior to retirement, she served as CFO for Newmont Mining Corporation. Prior to that she served Cliffs Natural Resources as COO and CFO. Additional finance roles included CFO of STERIS Corporation and SVP, Controller of OfficeMax. Laurie is a graduate of Youngstown State University and hold the unique distinction of scoring number one in the nation on CPA and CMA exams.