Board Member Laurie Hodges Lapeyre
Since 2000, Laurie Hodges Lapeyre (B’83) has been an active volunteer for several educational and medical institutions and social service organizations in New York City and Washington, D.C. She served for nine years as a Trustee of Convent of the Sacred Heart, an independent Pre-K through grade 12 girls school in Manhattan. Lapeyre served as chair of the board of trustees for four of these years during which she lead the funding and construction of a new 50,000 square foot Athletic and Wellness Center. She is a former member of the advisory board of Horizons at Saint David’s, an enrichment program designed to prevent summer academic slide for boys from low-income, diverse New York City families during their elementary school years. Lapeyre previously served as Vice Chair of Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers, a 110-year-old social services and mentoring agency for low-income families primarily in Manhattan’s Lower East side, and continues to serve as a member of the Leadership Council. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Lapeyre served six years on Georgetown University’s Board of Regents, including serving as chair of the Board of Regents from 2015-2018. She has also served on the Board of Advisors of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business since 2011.
Professionally, Lapeyre spent six years in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs and Co. focusing on the energy, telecommunications, and public utility sectors. Subsequently, she spent 10 years in executive search recruiting leading executive and board level management searches in the financial services, retail, and automotive industries. Lapyere received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business in 1983 and an MBA from New York University in 1985. She is married to Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr. and they have two children: Pierre (B’15) and Jacqueline (B’17).