National Board of Directors, Blog Author
Laura Hazlett is an Independent Consultant. Formerly, she served the Pac-12 Conference as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President. Before joining the Pac-12 Conference, Hazlett spent four years as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at the California College of Arts.
At CCA, Hazlett oversaw the areas of financial services, operations, and human resources. Reporting to the president, Hazlett also acted as liaison between the administration and the Board of Trustees.
Earlier, Hazlett served as a senior administrator for athletics at UC Berkeley, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for Cal Athletics and overseeing Men’s Golf, Men’s Soccer, and Men’s and Women’s Tennis. Prior to joining the Golden Bears, Laura created the financial feasibility model for University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena, where she worked as a Consultant/Special Assistant to the Athletics Director for two years. Laura also has served as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
Laura comes from a family with history in athletics as both her father and grandfather coached basketball. Prior to earning her PhD in Finance at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Laura was a competitive Equestrian and competed both nationally and internationally.