Lucy Helm '75 named University of Louisville Alumna of the Year


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!


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