Teri Plummer McClure serves as the company's chief legal, communications and compliance officer. In this role, she oversees all UPS ethics and compliance, audit and legal initiatives in more than 220 countries and territories where the company does business. Teri leads UPS worldwide public affairs and government relations efforts advocating increased global trade, stronger business competitiveness, and improved economic growth worldwide, as well as many other public policies. She also leads the global communications and brand management function at UPS, one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the world.
She advises and supports the UPS Board of Directors and is a member of the Company's Management Committee, a team responsible for setting strategy and profit and operating plans for the company's worldwide operations.
A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Teri received a bachelor's degree in marketing and economics from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., and a juris doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta. She began her legal career in private practice focusing on labor and employment-related civil litigation and prior to joining UPS, practiced with the Troutman Sanders law firm in Atlanta.
Teri joined the UPS Corporate Legal Department in 1995, and was promoted into various legal roles including vice president. In 2003, she became president of the Central Florida District. Before returning to the Legal Department, she held special assignments in UPS logistics and distribution and served as UPS Compliance Manager.
Teri was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2006.
In addition to her corporate responsibilities, she is a member of various bar associations and serves on the board of trustees of The UPS Foundation, which distributed more than $49.2 million in charitable giving in 2012. In addition, Teri serves on the boards of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Emory University Board of Trustees, Task Force for Global Health, and Lennar Corporation. She has served as former co-chair of the Georgia Supreme Courts Committee on Civil Justice. Among her many notable accomplishments, Teri received the Equal Justice Works Scales of Justice Award in 2010 for supporting lawyers in public service and in 2008 received the Emory Law Distinguished Alumni Award.
Teri, her husband and their daughters live in Atlanta where they are active with many church-related, civic and community organizations.