Sandy Padgett has been with UPM as controller and director of HR for 16 years. Sandy has 40+ years in these fields. She earned an Associate of Science in business with emphasis in accounting from Rio Hondo College, a Bachelor of Science in business and management, and a Master of Arts in management with emphasis in HR from University of Redlands. In addition, Sandy spent one semester at the University of Cambridge in England, The Institute of Economic and Political Studies with emphasis on the international environment in the twenty-first century. Sandy has been married to her husband, Vern, for over 20 years. They enjoy traveling, going to the gym, and volunteering for nonprofit organizations.