Lauren Peters

Lauren Peters is a member of the Board of Directors at Allegion.

As former executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Foot Locker, Inc., as well as an experienced board member, Lauren Peters has deep expertise in positioning global, publicly held companies for growth.

Peters held a nearly 25-year career at Foot Locker, which included building a world-class finance organization and serving as an integral part of the executive leadership team with responsibility for financial planning and analysis, risk management and investor relations. She first joined the company in 1997 and quickly held positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president and controller as well as senior vice president of strategic planning. Over the course of her career there, Peters served as one of only 64 women CFOs at Fortune 500 companies; built a track record of expanding profits and implementing innovative solutions and technologies to enhance and streamline processes; and led major acquisitions and integrations in addition to a number of strategic investments.

Today, Peters is a board member of La-Z-Boy and will be joining the board of Victoria’s Secret once it becomes a standalone, publicly traded company – both highly recognized consumer brands in their respective industries. Previously, Peters also served as a director of Carbon38, the digitally led premier destination for active fashion. 

Peters began her career in 1985 with Arthur Andersen, where she rose to audit manager. She then spent eight years at May Department Stores, with increasing responsibilities in the finance area.

Peters is a certified public accountant and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from California State University, Fullerton.

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