Shari L. Burgess
Former Vice President and Treasurer
Before retiring from Lear Corporation, Shari Burgess led its global corporate financing activities, including capital structure, capital markets, commercial/investment banking and rating agency relationships, as well as global insurance, cash and risk management.
In Burgess’s almost 30 years with Lear, she was part of the leadership team that grew a private $1.4 billion North American seat assembly supplier into a public $20 billion global Fortune 200 Tier I automotive supplier.
Her positions at Lear and her prior experience as Audit Manager with Ernst & Young provided Burgess with a diverse professional background in treasury/investment banking, corporate finance and financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, SEC reporting and accounting. Her leadership of critical corporate transactions demonstrated an in-depth understanding of business strategy, capital markets, stakeholder value creation and corporate governance. She participated in several acquisitions, both private and public, in multiple countries.
Burgess was appointed to the Health Alliance Plan Board in 2012 and as its Chair in 2016. She has served on the Henry Ford Health System Board since 2016.
Burgess serves on the Henry Ford Health System Compensation Committee and the Health Alliance Plan Audit and Compliance and Nominating and Governance Committees.