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Top Skills

  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Regulatory Compliance
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as Chairman, President and CEO of Alabama Power Company, a Southern Company subsidiary headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, from 2014 until his retirement in 2022
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  • Joined Southern Company in 2004 and served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at Alabama Power Company and affiliated companies
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  • Chairman of the Board of Prosper Birmingham and serves on the President's Cabinet of the University of Alabama
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  • Has served on numerous corporate, civic and nonprofit boards, including the Business Council of Alabama, Birmingham Business Alliance, Southern Research, the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, UAB Health System, and Leadership Birmingham

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, University of Alabama in Huntsville
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  • Juris Doctor degree, University of Alabama School of Law

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Top Skills

  • Business Operations and Technology Innovation/AI
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  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Information/Cyber Security
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Information Security and Product Privacy Officer of Comcast, a Fortune 30 media and technology company
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  • Leads teams responsible for product security and privacy; cloud security, information and infrastructure security, cybersecurity risk; security engineering, security incident response, the Legal Response Center, and technical fraud.
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  • Prior to joining Comcast, served as Vice President of global quality for Intel ISecG
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  • Previously served as Senior Member of Technical Staff at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, principal of the management consulting firm Davis Systems (also served as Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University during this time), and has held various leadership and technical positions in Fortune 500 companies
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  • A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association of Computing Machinery

Education

  • Master of Computer Science degree, University of Alabama in Huntsville
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  • Bachelor’s degree (Electrical Engineering), Auburn University

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Top Skills

  • Business Operations and Technology Innovation/AI
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  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Information/Cyber Security
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as Executive Vice President, Emerging Energy and Sustainability, at Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company, and is responsible for driving digital change by developing and executing digital and technology strategies
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  • Prior to joining Phillips 66 in April 2017, served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Services at Hess Corporation, with responsibility for managing the company’s service organizations, including global supply chain, global business transformation program, and global office services, as well as information management, enterprise architecture, infrastructure, and cybersecurity across the business, a role she held beginning in 2012
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  • Also previously served as Chief Information Officer at BHP Billiton Petroleum, Vice President of Information Technology at TeleCheck International, Manager of Information Systems at Baker Hughes, IT Services Manager at Marathon Oil, and Systems Analyst at 3D/International
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  • Has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry and the information technology field
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  • Serves on the board of the Memorial Hermann Foundation

Education

  • Master’s degree (Mechanical Engineering), Kiev Engineering and Construction Institute

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Top Skills

  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as Chairman, President and CEO of Vulcan Materials Company, the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials
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  • Has served at Vulcan for over 30 years in a variety of operations and general management positions prior to being appointed President and CEO in 2014 and Chairman in 2016
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  • Has served in leadership positions in a number of industry trade groups, including the Texas Concrete and Aggregates Association, the Florida Concrete and Products Association, and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
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  • Serves on the boards of the Birmingham Business Alliance and the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama; previously served on the boards of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Central Alabama

Education

  • Graduate, Wharton School of Business, Executive Management Program
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  • Graduate, University of Pittsburgh

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Top Skills

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance and Capital Planning
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  • Banking and Financial Services
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  • Regulatory Compliance
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as Chairman of DLI North America Inc., the North American regional headquarters for Dai-ichi Life Holdings, from 2018 until he retired in June 2020
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  • From July 2017 through November 2019, served as Executive Chairman and Director at Protective Life Corporation, which in February 2015 became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, a holding company with subsidiaries that provide insurance and other financial services
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  • From 2003 until July 1, 2017, served as the Chairman and CEO of Protective
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  • Prior to joining Protective in 1993, served as General Counsel at Sonat, Inc.
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  • A founding partner of the Birmingham-based law firm of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.
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  • Gained considerable experience as a senior executive of a large insurance corporation; extensive exposure to complex financial issues at large public companies; leadership in other business, economic development, civic, educational, and not-for-profit organizations

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Psychology), University of Alabama
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  • Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees, Harvard University

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Top Skills

  • Corporate Governance
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  • Environmental Sustainability Practices
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Regulatory Compliance

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Retired in 2021 as the Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Hanesbrands Inc., a publicly traded marketer of innerwear and activewear apparel, positions that she held since 2016
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  • Joined Hanesbrands in 2007 as Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
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  • Served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of RARE Hospitality International, Inc. prior to joining Hanesbrands
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  • Throughout her career, has obtained extensive global leadership experience over several corporate functions for publicly traded companies including legal, human resources, corporate social responsibility, governance and trade relations, real estate, corporate security, and domestic and global mergers and acquisitions

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, Duke University
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  • Master of Business Administration degree, Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania
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  • Juris Doctor degree, University of Pennsylvania School of Law

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Top Skills

  • Banking and Financial Services
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  • Corporate Governance
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • From 2004 until retiring in 2006, served as President of The Americas, MasterCard International, Inc.
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  • Previously served as President, MasterCard North America from 1999 to 2004, where she was responsible for building all aspects of MasterCard’s issuance and acceptance business in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean
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  • Prior to joining MasterCard in 1999, served as Group Executive President of two electronic payment service companies, MAC Regional Network and Buypass Corporation, and upon acquisition of these companies by Concord EFS, became Senior Executive Vice President of the combined companies, where she oversaw marketing, account management, customer service, and product development
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  • Started her career at IBM, where, for more than 18 years, she served in managerial and executive positions
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  • Has broad marketing, account management, customer service, and product development experience, as well as significant domestic and international experience in growing business

Education

  • Bachelor's (Finance) and Master of Business Administration degrees, Southern Methodist University

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Top Skills

  • Corporate Governance
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  • Environmental and Sustainability Practices
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Regulatory Compliance
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as the President and CEO of Alabama Power Company, a public utility company, from 2001 until he retired in February 2014
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  • Also served as Chairman of Alabama Power Company until May 2014
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  • Career spanning more than 40 years, over which he held various positions of increased responsibility within both Alabama Power and its parent company, Southern Company
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  • Has served as the Board’s Independent Chair since the beginning of 2019 and previously served as its Lead Independent Director and as the NCG Committee’s Chair
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  • Serves as a director of the privately-held Great Southern Wood Holdings, Inc.
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  • Brings understanding of issues that are unique to companies operating in highly regulated industries

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering), Auburn University
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  • Juris Doctor degree, Birmingham School of Law

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Top Skills

  • Business Operations and Technology Innovation/AI
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  • Corporate Governance
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  • Environmental Sustainability Practices
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as President and CEO of The Mosaic Company, one of the world’s leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients, from 2007 through 2015 and then as Senior Advisor until his retirement in January 2016
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  • From 2006 through 2007, served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mosaic Company
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  • Prior to joining The Mosaic Company, held various senior leadership positions at Cargill, Inc. from 1999 through 2006
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  • Decade-long career at The Mosaic Company and previous service as lead director at Vulcan Materials Company have provided him with an in-depth knowledge of environmental risk management in regulated industries

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science), University of Manitoba
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  • Master of Business Administration degree, Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario

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Top Skills

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance/Capital Planning
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  • Continuous Improvement
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  • Regulatory Compliance
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Primerica, Inc., a leading provider of financial products and services to middle-income households in the United States and Canada, from 2000 to 2023
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  • Is a certified public accountant and previously worked in the audit department of KPMG LLP
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  • Previously served on the board of directors of Warburg Pincus Capital Corporation I-A, a special purpose acquisition company, from July 2021 to March 2023
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  • Serves as a member of the Executive Board of the University of Florida National Foundation and as Chair of its Audit Committee
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  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Georgia
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  • Serves on the University of Georgia Terry College of Business Executive Education CFO Roundtable Advisory Board and the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree (Accounting), University of Florida

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Top Skills:

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance/Capital Planning
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications:

  • Currently serves as Executive Chairman, Customer Satisfaction, of AutoZone, Inc., the leading retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the Americas
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  • Served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AutoZone from March 2005 to January 2024; has served as a Director of AutoZone since March 2005 and as Chairman since June 2007
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  • During over 29-year tenure with AutoZone, served in a variety of executive-level roles, including (i) Executive Vice President overseeing store operations and commercial, (ii) Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Information Technology, (iii) Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, (iv) Divisional Vice President of Stores, and (v) Senior Vice President of Finance
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  • Began his career with Ernst & Young, serving in various capacities from 1988 to 1994
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  • Currently serves on several industry and community boards, including the Coalition for Auto Repair Equality (Chairman), the Retail Industry Leaders Association, Youth Programs, Inc. (Vice-President), the National Civil Rights Museum (Treasurer), and the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees
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  • Brings to the Board significant leadership and strategic planning experience as a long-tenured chief executive of a large public company, as well as substantial experience in finance and accounting

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration/Accounting), University of Tennessee at Martin
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  • Master of Business Administration degree, University of Memphis

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Top Skills

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance and Capital Planning
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  • Corporate Governance
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as Co-Chairman of the privately-held Altec Inc., a global leader that designs and manufactures products and services for the electric utility, telecommunications, and contractor markets in over 100 countries throughout the world
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  • After joining Altec Inc. in 1983, was named CEO in 1997 and Chairman in 2011; served as Chairman and CEO until October 2021
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  • Actively serves on the boards of many educational, civic, and leadership organizations
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  • Brings a wealth of management and business experience derived from running a large company in today’s global market

Education

  • Master of Business Administration degree, Harvard University

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Top Skills

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance and Capital Planning
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  • Corporate Governance
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of the privately-held Pan-American Life Insurance Group (“PALIG”), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas and whose flagship member is New Orleans-based Pan-American Life Insurance Company
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  • Prior to joining PALIG in November 2004, held senior management posts in the insurance industry for more than three decades, including serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer of AXA Financial
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  • In December 2016, completed his term as a member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, for which he served as Chairman of the Retail Payments Office Oversight Committee
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  • Previously served on the board for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch
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  • Director at the privately-held Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest nonprofit, academic healthcare system, where he serves on the Compensation Committee and the Audit and Oversight Committee
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  • Completed his second and final term on the board of directors of The American Council of Life Insurers in 2019
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  • Brings a strong background in enterprise risk management and a commitment to innovation and operational excellence
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  • His dedication to the United States’ Hispanic community, as well as to the pursuit of product innovation and sales force expansion, have positioned PALIG as the company that Hispanics throughout the Americas rely on to protect their financial security and well-being
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  • Involved in various professional and industry associations

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, Fordham University
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  • Master of Business Administration degree, University of Miami

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Top Skills

  • Banking and Financial Services
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Regulatory Compliance
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  • Risk Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as the President, CEO and Director of Regions Financial Corporation and Regions Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and leads the Company’s Management Policymaking Committee and Executive Leadership Team
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  • Named President in December 2017 and then CEO in July 2018
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  • Before being named President, served as Head of the Corporate Bank, a role he took on in 2014
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  • Joined Regions in 2011 as President of the South Region, leading banking operations in Alabama, Mississippi, South Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle
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  • Before joining Regions, he was named president of Whitney National Bank and Whitney Holding Corporation in 2008 and was elected to the bank’s and holding company’s boards of directors
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  • Before that, was responsible for all geographic line banking functions across Whitney and served as its Eastern Region President
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  • Joined Whitney in 1994 as its Alabama Regional President after nine years at AmSouth Bank, where he held senior consumer, commercial and business positions
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  • Serves on the Business Council of Alabama, Birmingham Business Alliance, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, A Plus Education Foundation, United Way of Central Alabama, and Infirmary Health System boards. Mr. Turner is a former chairman of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, the Mobile Area Education Foundation and the United Way of Southwest Alabama and is a former board member of Leadership Mobile

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Economics), University of Georgia

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Top Skills

  • Audit/Accounting/Finance and Capital Planning
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  • Customer Focus and Community Engagement
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  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
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  • Human Capital Management
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  • Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Currently serves as the President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama (“BCBSAL”), a not-for-profit, independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, for which he serves as Chairman, and the largest provider of healthcare benefits in Alabama
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  • Served as BCBSAL’s President and Chief Operating Officer from November 2017 through March 2018 before being named its President and CEO in April 2018
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  • Held BCBSAL’s Executive Vice President position from March through November of 2017
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  • Served as BCBSAL’s Chief Administrative Officer from August 2012 through March 2017
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  • Serves as Vice Chair and on the Finance Committee and Governance Committee of the Board of Prime Therapeutics LLC, a pharmacy benefit management company owned jointly by several Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, including BCBSAL
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  • Worked in banking for over five years after graduating college
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  • Remains very active in the community through his involvement with multiple nonprofit and charitable organizations, including service on the boards of the Birmingham Business Alliance, Leadership Birmingham, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, Prosper, Business Council of Alabama, and Mercy Deliverance Ministries
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  • Serves as immediate past chair of the board of trustees at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama
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  • Possesses an extensive understanding of operating a large company within a highly regulated industry

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance), Auburn University