Laurie Farquhar

CSO and Relationship Manager

Laurie leads the strategy for the National Christian Foundation South Florida where she serves to inspire the joy of giving, helping others discover how to give generously, lead authentically and serve compassionately. As Chief Strategy Officer and Relationship Manager, Laurie leads NCF teams across the region to develop strategies that deepen relationships with our Givers and equip them to respond to Kingdom opportunities with their time, talent and treasure.

After earning a B.S. degree in Accounting from Florida Southern College, Laurie enjoyed a successful career as a CPA/Audit Manager at Deloitte & Touche in Miami and a variety of senior level VP positions at American Express in New York City. A transplanted Michigander, she now calls sunny South Florida home, where she raised her two college-aged sons, Christopher and Matthew.

Passionate about giving back, Laurie served on the American Express Philanthropic Committee for years and currently serve on the Board of Directors of National Christian Foundation South Florida, Sheridan House Family Ministries, StrikeForce 421 and also co-founded Touch Sala Bai US, a non-profit devoted to ending the cycle of poverty in Cambodia by providing students a free, full-year accreditation in the hospitality industry.