MidCountry Financial | Sandra Laughlin
Sandra Laughlin

Sandra E. Laughlin

Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer,
and Corporate Compliance Officer,
MidCountry Financial Corp.

Sandra Laughlin has over two decades of experience in various areas of risk management including but not limited to: loan review; compliance; enterprise risk management; information security; third party risk management; internal control over financial report; and internal audit. Additionally, Sandra possesses well-rounded expertise in all areas of banking. A former bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Sandra has a track record of driving shareholder value by guiding risk-adjusted business decisions. More recently, Sandra was the Northeast Partner in Charge of Risk Management for Crowe Horwath, LLP, where her experience and achievements included regulatory remediation and negotiation, risk management implementation, and audit committee and board advisory roles. She also has experience in building dynamic teams, and has been a noted speaker on fraud, risk, and control issues for organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Bank Administration Institute, New York Bankers Association, and the New York Federal Reserve.

Community Involvement

  • Member, Risk Management Association (RMA) National Community Bank Council
  • Former Secretary of the Board of Directors, Eva's Village


  • Masters of Science in Accounting, Banking, University of Toledo
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, University of Toledo
  • Stonier Graduate School of Banking