Lucy Helm '75, named Sacred Heart Academy's Alumna of the Year in 2004, has been honored as University of Louisville's 2022 Alumna of the Year. Recently retired from Starbucks after a 21-year career in Legal and Human Resources roles, including as Executive Vice President, General Counsel from 2012-2017 and Executive Vice President, Chief Partner Officer from 2017-2020, Helm now serves on Sacred Heart's Jean Frazier Leadership Institute Leadership Cabinet. She is a "very proud Valkyrie" and has frequently returned to campus, including as keynote speaker at Junior Ring Ceremony in 2019.
Helm graduated from University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in political science in 1979 and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Brandeis School of Law in 1982. She was selected as a University of Louisville Alumni Fellow in 2008, for the College of Arts & Sciences, and in 2017, for the Brandeis School of Law.
Watch Lucy Helm '75 on Great Day Live speak about her recent honor of UofL Alumna of the Year. Congratulations, Lucy!