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Lucy Rutishauser was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group in February 2020.

Sinclair owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands and owns, operates and provides services to 185 television stations across 86 markets.

Sinclair Broadcast Group was founded in 1986 and Rutishauser came on in 1998 as the group’s assistant treasurer. She has held various roles in finance at Sinclair since then, with the most recent being senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Before joining Sinclair, Rutishauser served as the director of treasury for Integrated Health Services. She has also held positions at textile design company Laura Ashley and Black and Decker Corporation.

Rutishauser holds memberships in several professional organizations, including the National Institute of Investor Relations, the Media Financial Management Association and the Association of Finance Professionals. She is also on the board of directors of Learning Undefeated, a nonprofit that brings STEM resources and experiences to under-resourced communities, and CAST.ERA, a partnership to converge over-the-air and over-the top technologies to enhance the consumer digital experience.

Rutishauser received her bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Towson University and her MBA from the University of Baltimore.