Rebecca (Becky) Schmitt is Chief Financial Officer for the risk solutions business of LexisNexis®. In this role, she is responsible for leading the finance function, including planning and analysis, financial reporting and various accounting functions. The finance team is focused on providing analysis and recommendations that support the decision making of the business to drive profitable growth.
Previously, Schmitt spent twenty years with various divisions of Sara Lee Corporation. Her most recent role was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Sara Lee Branded Foods, a $1 billion division that included the Sara Lee Bakery portfolio. Other roles crossed a variety of financial disciplines, including integration of several acquisitions, planning and analysis, general accounting, accounts receivable and supply chain finance.
Schmitt serves on the Board of Directors for Hands on Atlanta. She also holds a certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation and earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Hanover College, and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.