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LaSaundra Cotright

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LaSaundra Cotright

LaSaundra Cotright

Executive Director of Business Operations

LaSaundra joined the College of Optometry in July 2021. Through 20+ years at the University of Houston, she has served in several business management roles, including Executive Director of Business Operations in the College of Pharmacy, College Business Administrator in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Department Business Administrator in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Mathematics.

LaSaundra obtained a Bachelor degree from Loyola University New Orleans and MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Houston-Victoria. She is the recipient of the 2013 C.F. McElhinney Distinguished Service Award, UH’s highest staff honor, and received the 2011 Staff Excellence Award for Effective Leader. In 2017, she completed the three-year College Business Management Institute (CBMI) program at the University of Kentucky and sponsored by the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO).