Darla Lawrence is the Finance and Administrative Officer at Four Bands and is responsible for all accounting operations, including generating required reports, developing required information for audits, cash and investment management, budgeting, planning, and database management. She has an Associate’s Degree in both Business and Computer Information from Sisseton Wahpeton Community College and is also a certified trainer in the Building Native Communities curriculum. Before coming to Four Bands in 2006, Darla worked for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for 12 years serving as the Payroll Director, Office Manager, and Business Technician. In 2005, Darla was the Employee of the Year for the Tribe. She is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and was born and raised on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. Darla resides in Eagle Butte, South Dakota and spends her free time with her family.