Sandra Frazier

 Length of Service:  January 13, 2017 - present

Term Expires:  January 13, 2021

Sandra Frazier has over 20 years of public relations and community relations/investor relations experience at both the corporate, not-for-profit and agency levels. In 2005, she founded Tandem Public Relations, a boutique public relations, communications and marketing firm. Tandem’s clients include Fortune 500 corporations, non-profit organizations, public institutions, small businesses, and public affairs campaigns.

Sandra serves as a director of Brown-Forman Corporation, and the Glenview Trust Company.  She served on the Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges Authority, where she served as secretary and member of the Authority’s executive committee.

She serves on the boards of 21st Century Parks, Greater Louisville, Inc., The Kentucky Center, Leadership Louisville, and the Louisville Zoo. She served as a co-chair of the 21st Century Parks Capital Campaign, and as the co-chair of the Louisville Zoo’s Glacier Run capital campaign, which successfully raised over $25 million for the organization.

Sandra has significant experience in higher education governance currently serving as a trustee for Hollins College and Boston University. Additionally, she has served on the Boston University Board of Overseers, as well as on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Boston University College of Communication.

She is a past participant in the year-long Rockefeller Foundation Philanthropy Workshop and Next Generation Leadership Program, and previously served as a board member of Actors Theatre, Downtown Development Corporation, The Nature Conservancy (Kentucky Chapter), The Library Foundation, the Muhammad Ali Center, and the Hollins College Alumnae Board.

She is a past recipient of the Silver Anchor Award by the Friends of the Louisville Waterfront and a recipient of the Tower Award for Service by Presentation Academy.  In 2010, she was honored by Boston University’s College of Communication as a distinguished alumnus for service and leadership to profession; and in 2011, she was the recipient of the Lyman T. Johnson Distinguished Leadership Award from the Louisville Central Community Center for her community leadership.

A native of Louisville, Sandra has a master’s degree from Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hollins College.

Office of the President

Grawemeyer Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292


tel (502) 852-5417

fax (502) 852-7226