Sheri L. Mossbeck
Class of 2014
Sheri Mossbeck is a corporate lawyer and finance professional with 25 years of global business experience. Since 1997, she has served as Vice President and Treasurer of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, a large, NYSE-listed, multi-national diversified industrial company.
In her role as Treasurer, she has gained a broad understanding of global banking and capital markets and the issues involved with overseeing complex financial systems. Ms. Mossbeck has led Leggett’s global treasury, finance and risk management functions to best-in-class status. As a corporate officer and member of the management team, she has played key roles on a wide variety of acquisitions, divestitures and strategic operational and structural projects, building considerable international business expertise.
Prior to becoming Treasurer, she was Associate General Counsel of Leggett, acting primarily as M&A, financing and real estate counsel to the company. Ms. Mossbeck joined Leggett after practicing law in Kansas City with Husch Blackwell, LLP (then Blackwell Sanders Matheny Weary and Lombardi) in their Corporate and Real Estate Practice Groups. During her legal career, she developed extensive expertise representing public and private companies in complex corporate transactions, including bank combinations, leveraged buy outs, restructurings and cross-border M&A.
Ms. Mossbeck has diverse board experience. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of international Leggett subsidiaries, and sits on the company’s Enterprise Risk Steering Committee. She also advises Leggett’s Board of Directors and Finance Committee on financial and risk management matters. Ms. Mossbeck has been an invited member of two Client Advisory Boards for large global banks, RBS and Wells Fargo. In these capacities, she has worked with senior bank management and other senior financial leaders of large multi-national corporates to guide the development of global or regional treasury and liquidity products. She also serves as a member of the Board and Board Treasurer of the Lafayette House, a shelter and treatment center for abused women and children.
Ms. Mossbeck is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law with Order of the Coif honors, where she was a member of the Missouri Law Review. She earned a BA degree from Illinois State University.