Scarlett Lee Foster
Scarlett Lee Foster is a managing director at Lincoln Churchill Advisors and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. With more than 35 years of experience in investor relations, communications and public policy, Scarlett is valued for her ability to develop strategies that counsel and guide senior managements through periods of rapid growth and crisis mitigation, while protecting and enhancing corporate valuation and reputation. She is experienced in providing counsel to senior management on investor issues, and coaching C-suite executives to maximize the effectiveness of their investor interactions.
As a corporate officer and vice president of investor relations for the former Monsanto Company (now Bayer), Scarlett was an integral member of the corporate management team that transformed this agricultural company from its inception to a global leader in cutting-edge agricultural technologies.; She was recognized within the company and with investors and analysts for her integrity, strategic thinking and extensive business acumen. During her tenure, Scarlett was named by Institutional Investor magazine as the top investor relations professional and Monsanto as the most shareowner friendly company in its industry class.
Following her early retirement in 2009 after 27 years with Monsanto, Scarlett created SLF Consulting, LLC in response to requests for her counsel on investor relations strategies. She has served as a consultant on issues ranging from the preparation for initial public offerings and private investments in public equities to the rebuilding of the reputations of undervalued equities.
Scarlett is a graduate of Bethany College, and a trustee emeritus of the college. She is the founder and sponsor of the Ann Wilkin Trombadore Women and Leadership Weekend, dedicated to enhancing the leadership skills of Bethany’s female students. She also holds an executive MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.