Stephanie Lasure is the deputy director of finance at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock). In this role, Lasure stewards the budget, where she strives to create a transparent, bottom-up approach to every aspect of the center’s finances. Her vast skillset includes leadership, entrepreneurship, financial management, and knowledge of financial reporting and licensure for nonprofit organizations.

Lasure brings over twenty-five years of accounting, bookkeeping, and financial-management experience to the center. Prior to Arsht-Rock, Lasure operated her own consulting firm, which engaged a broad-ranging portfolio of nonprofits and small businesses. Additionally, Lasure founded a local chapter of Girls on the Run in Las Vegas. She ran the organization from 2011 to 2014 and helped it grow from eleven girls to over five thousand girls. Lasure developed universal budget reporting protocols for two hundred independent Councils of Girls on the Run, ran QuickBooks 101 workshops, and streamlined accounting practices in preparation for annual audits for new and existing nonprofits.

Lasure attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she studied business administration, focusing on organizational communication.