Jerri DeVard

Director at Root

Ms. DeVard has served as a member of the board of directors since October 2020. She is the Founder of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA), an alliance designed to champion corporate diversity and help build the next generation of C-suite marketing executives. From January 2018 to March 2020, Ms. DeVard served as EVP, Chief Customer Officer of Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), an office supply retailing company, where she also served as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer from September 2017 to December 2017. Prior to Office Depot, Ms. DeVard served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT), a home and business security company, from March 2014 through May 2016. She has also served in senior marketing roles at Nokia Corporation, Verizon Communications Inc., Citibank N.A., Revlon Inc., Harrah’s Entertainment, the Minnesota Vikings and the Pillsbury Company. Ms. DeVard is a graduate of Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University Graduate School of Business. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA), a sports equipment company, and (NYSE: CARS), an online automotive classified company. From 2016 to 2018 she served as a member of the Board of Directors of ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a residential and commercial services company. The company believes Ms. DeVard is qualified to serve on its board of directors due to her experience in executive leadership roles and her marketing expertise.


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