Mr. Buchanan became Chief Executive Officer on April 1, 2020. He initially joined the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer Designate and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 6, 2020. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Buchanan served in various roles of increased leadership and responsibility across Walmart Inc. (previously Walmart Stores, Inc.), most recently as Chief Merchant for Walmart U.S. eCommerce. He also served as the Chief Merchant at Sam’s Club where he led a merchandising team and oversaw activities including assortment, private brand strategy, pricing, global sourcing, packaging, replenishment and supply chain. Mr. Buchanan has also served in a broad set of senior merchandising roles at Walmart Inc. Prior to his tenure at Walmart, Mr. Buchanan held a variety of positions in finance at Dell and spent five years at Accenture focused on the retail industry.
David J. Lesar was named President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2020. He has been a director since May 2020 and has chaired the Board’s Business Review and Evaluation Committee since its formation in early May 2020.
He most recently served as interim CEO of Health Care Service Corporation, the largest privately held health insurer in the U.S, from July 2019 through June 1, 2020, having joined the company's board of directors in 2018.
He was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Halliburton Company from 2000 to 2017 and Executive Chairman of the Board from June 2017 until December 2018. Dave joined Halliburton in 1993 and served in a variety of other roles, including executive vice president of Finance and Administration for Halliburton Energy Services, a Halliburton business unit, CFO of Halliburton from 1995 through May 1997, President and Chief Operating Officer from May 1997 through August 2000.
He has also served on the board of directors of several companies, most recently Agrium, Inc. as well as Lyondell Chemical Co., Southern Co., Cordant Technologies, and Mirant. A Certified Public Accountant, Dave was previously a partner at Arthur Andersen. He received both his B.S. and MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Mr. Alario is Executive Vice Chairman for DistributionNOW, in addition to his role as a Director which he has been since May 2014. He was previously Interim Chief Executive Officer of DistributionNOW from November 2019 until May 2020. He served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Key Energy Services, Inc., a provider of a complete range of well intervention services, since 2004 until his retirement in March 2016. Prior to joining Key Energy Services, Mr. Alario was employed by BJ Services Company, an oilfield services company, where he served as Vice President from 2002 after OSCA, Inc. was acquired by BJ Services. Prior to joining BJ Services, Mr. Alario had over 21 years of service in various capacities with OSCA, an oilfield services company, most recently having served as its Executive Vice President. He currently serves as ex-officio chairman, director and executive committee member of the National Ocean Industries Association. He is also a director of Kirby Corporation.
Ms. Savage was appointed CEO and President for Trinity Industries effective February 17, 2020. She was previously the Vice President of the Surface Mining & Technology division of Caterpillar, Inc., a position she held since August 2017, overseeing the division's end-to-end value chain, ensuring a customer-centric approach in product design, development, manufacturing, and sales. Prior to this, Ms. Savage held leadership roles from 2002 to 2013 in Caterpillar's Progress Rail division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, Inc. Prior to joining Progress Rail, Ms. Savage worked in a variety of manufacturing and engineering positions for 14 years at Parker Hannifin Corporation. Ms. Savage began her career spending nine years as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Eric Beringause serves as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board, effective July 29, 2019. Mr. Beringause has significant experience in a broad range of food and consumer products companies. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Gehl Foods, LLC from March 2015 to August 2018 and as Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Refreshment LLC from 2011 to 2014. He also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Sturm Foods, Inc. from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Beringause serves on the Management Board of CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, and on the Board of Trustees at Vassar College. Mr. Beringause holds a B.A. from Vassar College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.
Kevin Akers was named president and chief executive officer in October 2019.
Akers served as executive vice president from November 2018 to October 2019. Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President, Safety and Enterprise Services, from January 2017 through October 2018.
Akers also served as president of the Kentucky/Mid-States Division from May 2007 through October 2016 and served as president of the Mississippi Division from 2002 to 2007.
He led the Mississippi Valley Gas transition team for Atmos Energy while serving as vice president of Northern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Louisiana Division.
From 1997 to 2001, he served as vice president of Eastern Region Operations for Atmos Energy's Kentucky Division.
From 1989 to 1991, he served as senior gas engineer for the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.
Akers is a graduate of the University of Alabama.
Lee Tillman is chairman, president and CEO of Marathon Oil Corporation and a member of the Marathon Oil Corporation Board of Directors. He joined the Company in August 2013.
Prior to joining Marathon Oil, he served as vice president of engineering for ExxonMobil Development Company (a project design and execution company), where he was responsible for all global engineering staff engaged in major project concept selection, front-end design and engineering. He served as North Sea production manager and lead country manager for subsidiaries of ExxonMobil in Stavanger, Norway, from 2007 and 2010, and as acting vice president, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Tillman began his career in the oil and gas industry at Exxon Corporation in 1989 as a research engineer and has extensive operations management and leadership experience that has included assignments in Jakarta, Indonesia; Aberdeen, Scotland; Stavanger, Norway; Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Dallas and New Orleans.
He is a board member of the American Petroleum Institute and the American Exploration & Production Council, and a member of the University of Houston Energy Advisory Board and the Chemical and Engineering Advisory Councils of Texas A&M University. He is also a member of the National Petroleum Council, the Business Roundtable and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Tillman is an emeritus board member of Spindletop Charities, a board member of the American Heart Association, and serves as a member of the Celebration of Reading Committee within the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation.
Mr. Tillman earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Auburn University.
George E. Sherman is the chief executive officer of GameStop. He was appointed to this role in April 2019.
George brings to GameStop more than 25 years of senior management experience serving in a variety of retail leadership roles for several major retail brands like Advance Auto Parts, Best Buy, Target and Home Depot.
Prior to joining GameStop, George served as CEO of Victra, the largest exclusive authorized retailer for Verizon Wireless products and services. Before this, he served as president and interim CEO for Advance Auto Parts where he was responsible for more than 4,000 stores, merchandising, marketing, IT, supply chain and commercial sales.
George also served as president of Best Buy Services, where he led consumer services, small- and medium-business capabilities, channel partnerships and Best Buy for business. Prior to Best Buy, he ran the operations and home services divisions of Home Depot and spent 14 years with the Target Corporation in various leadership roles.
He received his master’s degree from Central Michigan University and served as an officer in the United States Air Force for nearly seven years. George is an active community volunteer with veteran’s causes and currently serves on the board of directors of Building Homes for Heroes, which builds mortgage free homes catered to the unique needs of disabled veterans.
Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier since January 1, 2020. He served as Executive Vice President of HollyFrontier from November 2019 through December 2019, as Executive Chairman of HollyFrontier from January 2016 until January 2017 and as the Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier from the merger of Holly Corporation (“Holly”) and Frontier Oil Corporation (“Frontier”) in July 2011 until January 2016. He served as Chairman of the Board of HollyFrontier from January 2017 to February 2019 and January 2013 to January 2016. Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer of Holly Logistic Services, L.L.C. (“HLS”) since January 2020. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of HLS from January 2014 to November 2016 and as President of HLS from October 2015 to February 2016. Mr. Jennings previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier from 2009 until the merger of Holly and Frontier in July 2011 and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier from 2005 until 2009.
Scott D. Sheffield is an energy industry leader who played significant roles in the American shale revolution and lifting of the U.S. crude oil export ban. He currently serves as President and CEO of Pioneer Natural Resources, the company he helped found in 1997 and grew into what is today the second-largest crude producer in Texas.
The son of an ARCO executive, Sheffield attended high school in Tehran, Iran. After graduating from the University of Texas, he began his career as a reservoir engineer with Amoco Production Co. In 1979, Sheffield became the fifth employee of Parker & Parsley Petroleum Co. in Midland, Texas. By 1985, he was CEO of Parker & Parsley and became its chairman in 1991.
Under Sheffield’s leadership, Parker & Parsley merged with MESA, Inc. in 1997 to form Pioneer Natural Resources Co. He became the company’s founding CEO and assumed the position of chairman of the board in August 1999. Sheffield retired from the company in 2016, but he returned as President and CEO in 2019 and continues to serve on the board.
Sheffield also serves as a director of The Williams Companies, Inc., a provider of large-scale infrastructure for natural gas and natural gas products, on the advisory board of the Center for Global Energy Policy at Columbia University and on the Energy Council of CSL Capital Management, LLC, a private equity firm.
The Permian Basin Petroleum Association recently honored Sheffield as the recipient of its prestigious Top Hand award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the oil and gas industry and the Permian Basin community.
He is also a 2013 inductee into the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum Hall of Fame, memorializing those whose achievements and outstanding contributions to the industry helped build the Permian Basin. Sheffield also received the Texas Oil & Gas Association’s Distinguished Service Award, the ADL’s Henry Cohn Humanitarian Award in Dallas, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Hope Award in Midland and the Frank Pitts Award for Energy Leadership from SMU.
Sheffield is a distinguished graduate of the University of Texas with a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering.
Lori J. Ryerkerk is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Celanese Corporation, a Fortune 500 global chemical and specialty materials company based in Dallas, Texas. Celanese is a leader in the development and production of materials used in most major industrial and consumer applications. Ryerkerk was named as CEO, as well as a member of the board of directors, in May 2019. She was appointed Chairman in April 2020.
Previously, Ryerkerk was the Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing, the largest business in Shell Downstream Inc. She led a team of 30,000 employees and contractors at refineries and chemical sites worldwide.
Ryerkerk’s expertise in the energy industry spans three-plus decades. She combines deep technical and commercial skills with a passion for the manufacturing business. Her unwavering focus on safety, environmental and social performance is the foundation on which she has overseen some of the most technically complex operations in the industry.
Ryerkerk joined Shell in May 2010 as the Regional Vice President of Manufacturing in Europe and Africa, and was responsible for the operation of five Shell Manufacturing facilities and five joint ventures. During that time, she improved operational performance of all assets in the region. In October 2013, she was named Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing, Shell Downstream Inc.
Before joining Shell, she was Senior Vice President, Refining, Supply and Terminals at Hess Corporation, where she was responsible for two refineries, 21 terminals (and distribution network) and supply and trading.
Prior to that, Ryerkerk spent 24 years with ExxonMobil where she started her career as a process technologist at a refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Throughout her tenure at ExxonMobil, she took on a variety of operational and senior leadership roles in Refining and Chemicals Manufacturing, Power Generation, and various other groups including Supply, Economics and Planning, HSSE, and Public Affairs/Government Relations. Those assignments took her across the globe, from the U.S. to Europe to Asia.
Ryerkerk is a graduate of Iowa State University, where she completed her Chemical Engineering degree. She currently serves on the board of directors of Eaton Corporation, a leading provider of power management technologies and services; and previously she served on the board of Axalta Coating Systems, a leading provider of liquid and powder coatings. Additionally, she actively supports a variety of organizations in her hometown of Beaumont, Texas.
Ron Rittenmeyer serves as executive chairman and chief executive officer of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. He has been a director on the Tenet board since 2010, including serving as lead director before he became executive chairman.
He is the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems (EDS), which was a leading global provider of information technology services, business process outsourcing and applications services with annual revenue of $29 billion.
Mr. Rittenmeyer’s experience includes senior leadership responsibilities across multiple industries. Before joining EDS in July 2005, he served as managing director of The Cypress Group, a private equity firm where he was responsible for all operating aspects of the company’s $3.5 billion investment portfolio.
He has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company that delivers timely, accurate and clinically actionable information to determine treatment decisions for patients. Mr. Rittenmeyer led the successful emergence from Chapter 11 to an ongoing business.
He is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Expert Global Solutions, a global BPO and credit recovery company, employing 40,000 people world-wide. He led the restructuring and subsequent sale of the credit recovery business, while rebuilding the CRM business to double-digit revenue and EBITDA growth. Previously, he served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of Safety-Kleen, Inc., the $1.5 billion hazardous and industrial waste management company, which he successfully led through Chapter 11 and into a successful reorganization.
Among his other leadership roles, Mr. Rittenmeyer was CEO and president of AmeriServe; chairman, CEO and president of RailTex, Inc.; president and COO of Ryder TRS, Inc., the truck rental company; president and COO of Merisel; and COO of Burlington Northern Railroad. Mr. Rittenmeyer was also with PepsiCo’s Frito Lay and PepsiCo’s foods international divisions for 20 years in senior management roles.
Mr. Rittenmeyer currently serves on the board of directors of IQVIA Holdings Inc. He is chairman of the Federation of American Hospitals Board of Directors, serves on the executive board of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, the foundation board for the Church of Incarnation in Dallas, and is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In 2016 he was named to The National Association of Corporate Directors’ Directorship 100 list.
Mr. Rittenmeyer formerly served on the National Defense University Board of Visitors; as chairman of the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors; on the Business Council, and on the board of directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He also formerly served on the boards of R.H. Donnelley Corporation (presently DexYP), Avaya Holdings and American International Group, Inc. (AIG).
He received his bachelor of science degree in commerce and economics from Wilkes University, and a master of business administration degree from Rockhurst University. In 2013, he was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters from Wilkes University. He was also previously presented with a Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Medal and received an honorary master of letters, strategic studies from the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA, where he served as chairman of the Board of Visitors for six years.
Peter R. Huntsman is Chairman of the Board of our company since January 2018. Mr. Huntsman has served as a director of our company and affiliated companies since 1994. Mr. Huntsman is also our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his appointment in July 2000 as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Huntsman had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 1994. In 1987, after working for Olympus Oil since 1983, Mr. Huntsman joined Huntsman Polypropylene Corporation as Vice President before serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Mr. Huntsman has also served as Senior Vice President of Huntsman Chemical Corporation and as a Senior Vice President of Huntsman Packaging Corporation, a former subsidiary of our company. Additionally, Mr. Huntsman is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Venator Materials, a publicly traded subsidiary of Huntsman.
Robert “Bob” Gamgort serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP). KDP was formed by the 2018 merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple, creating a “Top 10” U.S. food and beverage company, with a portfolio of iconic hot and cold beverage brands. Before the merger, Bob served as CEO of Keurig Green Mountain (KGM), starting in 2016 when the company was taken private.
Prior to KGM, Bob enjoyed a 30+ year career in consumer products and entertainment, progressing through marketing, sales, strategy and general management roles at Kraft, as President of Major League Baseball Properties, North American President of Mars Inc. and CEO of Pinnacle Foods (NYSE: PF) - leading its successful IPO in 2013.
Bob holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from Bucknell University.
Bob serves on the National Veterinary Associates, Inc. board of directors. He has been recognized by the media for his influence in the fields of marketing, sports business and the beverage industry.
Joey Chui Yung Wat (Chinese: 屈翠容; pinyin: Qū Cuìróng; born c. 1971) is a business executive and chief executive officer of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: YUMC). She has served as a member of Yum China's board of directors since July 2017. Prior to that, she served as president and chief operating officer at Yum China. She also served as CEO of KFC China, managing director of A.S. Watson Group UK, and spent seven years in management consulting, including at McKinsey & Company in Hong Kong.
As of May 2018, she is one of only 25 female CEOs on the Fortune 500.
Wat was born in Fujian Province in China and moved to Hong Kong with her family at a young age. Wat received her bachelor's degree from Hong Kong University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Wat started her career at A.T. Kearney as a consultant. After leaving A.T. Kearney, she was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Hong Kong from 2000 to 2003.
She joined A.S. Watson Group UK in 2004, where she held a number of management and strategy positions until 2014, including as head of strategy for over 10 countries in Europe and managing director of A.S. Watson Group UK. In September 2014, she moved back to China and joined Yum China, where she first served as president of KFC China before being promoted to chief executive officer of KFC China in 2015. Wat then served as president and chief operating officer of Yum China and became a member of Yum China's board of directors in 2017. Since March 1, 2018, she has served as Yum China's chief executive officer.
Wat was ranked as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Business Leaders in China” and as one of the “Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business in China” by Fortune Chinese Edition in 2018 and 2017 respectively.
Curtis C. Farmer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Comerica Incorporated and Comerica Bank, where he is responsible for the Business Bank, Retail Bank, Wealth Management, Credit, Marketing, Technology and Operations. Farmer chairs Comerica’s Management Executive Committee and serves on the company’s Board of Directors.
Under Farmer’s direction, the Business Bank provides companies of all sizes with an array of credit and non-credit financial products and services. He leads more than 20 lines of business that provide comprehensive financial solutions to support the financial needs of Comerica’s commercial clients. These businesses include Middle Market and US Banking in addition to specialized businesses, such as Energy, Technology & Life Sciences, Entertainment, Commercial Real Estate, Mortgage Banking and Dealer Services, to name a few.
Farmer's responsibility for the Retail Bank includes more than 430 Comerica banking centers across Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Texas, and advancing technology to provide customers with easier, more secure access. Additionally, he leads Comerica’s Wealth Management division – providing private banking, investment management and fiduciary advisory services to its Business Bank and Retail Bank clients.
Farmer joined Comerica as executive vice president of Wealth Management in 2008, from Wachovia Bank, where he spent 23 years, most recently serving as executive vice president and Wealth Management director. He was named Vice Chairman of Comerica's Retail Bank and Wealth Management divisions in 2011, and was named President, Comerica Incorporated and Comerica Bank in 2015, adding the Business Bank to his areas of responsibility. In 2018, Farmer’s responsibilities expanded to include Technology and Operations. In 2019, his responsibilities expanded again to include Credit. Farmer was named Chief Executive Officer and President on April 23, 2019.
Farmer holds a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University, where he also earned his master’s degree in business administration.
Farmer's board affiliations include Wake Forest University, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the Circle 10 Council of the Boys Scouts of America, where he currently serves as President.
Kevin Hourican is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest global food service distributor, effective February 1, 2020.
Kevin is a proven business leader with two decades of experience driving market-leading growth for large organizations. Before joining Sysco, Kevin spent over 7 years at CVS Health in leadership positions of increasing responsibility. His last position was executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy, overseeing CVS’ $85 billion retail business, including its 9,900 retail stores and over 200,000 employees, as well as merchandising, marketing, supply chain, real estate, front store operations, pharmacy growth, pharmacy clinical care and pharmacy operations. He previously held the role of executive vice president, retail pharmacy and supply chain and led CVS’ pharmacy operations, professional services and retail pharmacy product innovation and development functions, as well as the company’s supply chain organization. Prior to joining CVS Health, Kevin served in executive leadership roles at Macy’s, most recently serving as senior vice president, regional director of stores, responsible for the management of 110 department stores in the Mid-Atlantic region.
He holds an undergraduate degree in economics and a master’s degree in supply chain management from The Pennsylvania State University.
Kevin is an active member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association. In 2019, he personally led a fundraising campaign that raised over $5 million for the association. He is also currently a member of the executive committee and board of directors of the National Chain Drug Stores (NACDS).
A 20-year veteran of the consumer products industry, Michael Hsu is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation and serves on its Board of Directors.
Before becoming CEO in January 2019, Mr. Hsu was chief operating officer, leading day-to-day operations of Kimberly-Clark’s business units, along with the global innovation, marketing and supply chain functions. Joining Kimberly-Clark in 2012 as group president of the company’s nearly $8 billion North American Consumer Products business, he quickly became known as a leader with passion and vision who could drive growth and value creation.
Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Hsu was executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Kraft Foods. Before Kraft, he spent six years at H.J. Heinz, holding the positions of vice president, marketing for Ore-Ida and Frozen Meals, and later as president for Foodservice. He launched his career in the consumer products industry as a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he rose to partner in the firm's consumer practice.
Mr. Hsu serves on the Board of Directors for United Way USA. He earned a bachelor's degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He and his wife live in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Fowler has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer since January 2020 and has been a director of Enterprise GP since September 2011. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the Capital Projects Committee. Mr. Fowler previously served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Enterprise GP from August 2018 to January 2020, President of Enterprise GP from January 2016 to August 2018 and as Chief Administrative Officer of Enterprise GP from April 2015 to January 2016. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Enterprise GP from November 2010 to March 2015 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EPGP from August 2007 to November 2010. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DEP GP from April 2010 until September 2011 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DEP GP from August 2007 to April 2010. He served as a director of DEP GP from September 2006 until September 2011.
Mr. Fowler served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of EPGP from February 2005 to August 2007 and of DEP GP from October 2006 to August 2007. Mr. Fowler also previously served as a director of EPGP and of Holdings GP from February 2006 to May 2010. Mr. Fowler also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Holdings GP from August 2005 to August 2007. Mr. Fowler was elected Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of EPCO in May 2010. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EPCO from December 2007 to May 2010 and as its Chief Financial Officer from April 2005 to December 2007.
Mr. Fowler, a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), joined Enterprise as Director of Investor Relations in January 1999. Mr. Fowler also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Energy Infrastructure Council (formerly Master Limited Partnership Association). Mr. Fowler is on the Advisory Board of Alerian, an independent provider of master limited partnership market intelligence, which includes its benchmark Alerian MLP Index (AMZ). He also serves on the Advisory Board for the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University.
Wayne Peacock is the president and chief executive officer of USAA, with more than 30 years of experience at the company. Founded in 1922 as an insurance association serving military families, USAA is one of America's leading financial services companies. It offers insurance, banking, and financial advice and planning to its more than 13 million members. The company is headquartered in San Antonio, with offices in the U.S. and Europe, and owns or manages assets of approximately $207 billion.
A proud USAA member since 1990, Peacock joined the company in 1988 in its real estate investment subsidiary and has served on the Executive Council since 2006. During his three decades at USAA, he has led teams across the organization, including contact centers, information technology, shared services, strategy, marketing and communications, security, and corporate real estate. Before becoming CEO in February 2020, Peacock was president of USAA's Property & Casualty Insurance Group, the fifth-largest auto insurance carrier and third-largest homeowners insurance carrier.
USAA ranks No. 94 on the FORTUNE 500See note®, No. 12 on Forbes America's Best Large Employers list and No. 5 on Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers List. The company is committed to giving 1% of its pre-tax income to nonprofits, with approximately 60% of it for military causes.
Peacock is a member of USAA's Board of Directors and the USAA Federal Savings Bank Board of Directors. Externally, he is an inaugural member of the Federal Reserve Board's Insurance Policy Advisory Committee. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Institutes, a leading risk management and insurance knowledge provider, and on the Board of Directors for the Insurance Information Institute. He is past chairman of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. Peacock is active in various industry and trade groups and co-led the Mayor's Task Force on Corporate Recruitment and Retention in San Antonio. A proud Eagle Scout, he served on the executive board of the Alamo Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
He's been recognized as an industry leader. P&C Specialist ranked him fifth on its Top 25 Leaders of Personal Lines list of influencers. Fast Company named him among the 100 most creative people in business.
Peacock graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has completed executive education programs at Harvard, Duke and Stanford universities and the American Institute of CPCU Executive Education Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Outside work, Peacock is an avid reader, runner and competitive sailor. He's been married to his wife, Ginny, for more than 30 years, and they are the proud parents of four children: Wes, Nick and twins, Erin and Elyse.