Deena Lauver Scotti

Deena Lauver Scotti
Vice President of Program Administration,
Missouri Foundation for Health

Deena Lauver Scotti joined Missouri Foundation for Health in 2002 and currently serves as the vice president of program administration. She is responsible for guiding the operational and financial aspects of the Foundation’s work and ensuring alignment and consistency of workflows and schedules across all strategic initiatives. Prior to being named a vice president, Deena held the position of director of grants management. She received her undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration from Fontbonne University. She is an alumna of FOCUS St. Louis’ Leadership St. Louis class of 2011 and FOCUS St. Louis’ Diversity Leadership Fellowship inaugural class of 2014.  

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