Sandra L. Helton

Sandra Helton was executive vice president and CFO of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., (TDS) where she was responsible for finance, information technology, and other corporate functions. Prior to TDS, she spent over 20 years with tech company Corning Incorporated in engineering, strategy and finance positions, eventually becoming senior vice president and treasurer. Sandra also serves on the boards of directors for Principal Financial Group, Inc. and OptiNose, Inc. Previously, Sandra has held positions as vice president and corporate controller of Compaq Computer Corporation and on the boards of directors of TDS, US Cellular Corporation, Covance, Inc., and Lexmark International, Inc. She is currently a trustee of two non-profit organizations, Northwestern Memorial Foundation and Chicago Architectural Foundation. Sandra holds a B. S. in mathematics from the University of Kentucky and a S.M. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School with double majors in finance and planning & control. She brings her global executive experience in corporate strategy, finance, accounting and control, treasury, investments, information technology, and other corporate administrative functions, as well as her extensive corporate governance experience to the Covetrus board.