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Teri P. McClure

 Teri P. McClure

Former General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President of Labor Relations and Communications United Parcel Service of America, Inc.

Teri Plummer McClure had responsibility globally for Legal and Compliance, Human Resources, Employee Communications and Labor Relations for UPS and its 481,000 employees worldwide. She was a member of the company's Management Committee, responsible for setting strategy, profit, and operating plans for UPS worldwide operations.

McClure joined the UPS Corporate Legal Department in 1995 and was promoted into various legal roles including vice president. In 2003, she assumed an operational role as president of the Central Florida District. Before returning to the Legal Department, she held special assignments in UPS logistics and distribution and served as head of UPS’s Global Compliance Department.

In 2006, McClure became the first female African American senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at UPS. This was at a time when only 15.7 percent of top corporate executives were women and only 1.6 percent of them were African American. In 2015 McClure assumed the position of Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President of Labor Relations.

­­­­­­­Prior to joining UPS, McClure practiced with the Troutman Sanders law firm in Atlanta. She received her B.A. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in marketing and economics and went on to earn her J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.

McClure now serves as a corporate director for publicly traded companies, Lennar, GMS, JetBlue, and Flour. She is also a board member of BoardProspects and chairs the board for the Task Force for Global Health.