Teri Plummer McClure oversees the company's legal initiatives in more than 220 countries and territories where the company does business. She also has responsibility for Human Resources and Employee Communications for the company's more than 400,000 employees.
She advises and supports the UPS Board of Directors and is a member of the Company's Management Committee, the 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. She most recently served as Chief Legal, Communications and Compliance Officer, a position she accepted in 2013.
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 $50.7 million in charitable giving in 2013. Teri also serves on the boards of Lennar Corporation, Heart for Africa, The Task Force for Global Health and the Emory University Board of Trustees. She has served as former co-chair of the Georgia Supreme Courts Committee on Civil Justice. Among her many notable accomplishments, Teri most recently received the 2014 General Counsel of the Year Pathfinder Award from the National Bar Association and the 2013 Exemplar Award from National Legal Aid & Defender Association.
Teri, her husband and their daughters live in Atlanta where they are active with many church-related, civic and community organizations.