Mary E. Lassiter
BBA in Business Administration, 1982
Mary E. Lassiter is the Secretary of the Governor’s Executive Cabinet and state budget director for Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. Hers is the highest appointed position in the Executive branch. The Governor’s Executive Cabinet is responsible for implementing the Governor’s policies and advising the Governor on policy matters affecting the Commonwealth. Ms. Lassiter has spent her 27-year career in state government for the Commonwealth working in financial management, policy development and budgeting roles, and has served as budget director for two governors, Paul Patton and Steve Beshear.