Lara Falusi is Senior Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at Comcast, where she leads end-to-end P&L management processes including strategic financial planning, budgeting and forecasting for a multimillion-dollar business unit. Additionally, she collaborates with internal stakeholders at multiple levels of the organization to help drive executive decisions on the company’s strategic initiatives in the technology and customer experience space. Since joining Comcast in 2015, Lara has had the opportunity to combine her interests in complex problem-solving, impactful storytelling and cross-functional collaboration to help the company deliver on its growth objectives.
Prior to joining Comcast, Lara gained progressive leadership experience in roles that combined strategy, operations and customer focus. As part of the Strategy & Operations practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP, her engagements involved helping companies navigate transformation of core elements of the business model, major processes and/or organizational structure. She also worked at The Nielsen Company advising sales and marketing leaders on consumer and shopper insights to help grow the business. Lara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
Outside of work, Lara is very passionate about using her interests in culture, commerce and community service to educate and empower communities of color. She is an actively engaged volunteer in the Philadelphia community through her role as a regional board member for the Stanford National Black Alumni Association, her work supporting education and economic advancement organizations, and as a proud member of The Links, Incorporated. In her leisure time, Lara enjoys attending arts and music events, reading, exploring Philadelphia’s excellent dining scene and traveling.