Laree E. Perez
Director since 2004.
Chair of the Finance Committee
and member of the Audit Committee and the Ethics, Environment, Safety and Health Committee
Ms. Perez has served as Owner and Managing Partner of The Medallion Company, LLC, a consulting firm, since 2003.
In 2015, she became employed as an investment consultant with DeRoy & Devereaux, an independent investment adviser, where she provides client consulting services.
Ms. Perez was previously a Director of GenOn Energy, Inc., one of the largest power producers in the United States, from 2002 to 2012, and served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of GenOn Energy, Inc. from 2002 to 2007 and a member of its Audit and Risk and Finance Oversight Committees from 2008 to 2012.
Previously, she was Vice President of Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P. and co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Medallion Investment Company, Inc.
In addition to civic and charitable organizations, Ms. Perez recently served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents at Baylor University and previously served on the Board of Trustees of New Mexico State University, where she was also Chairman of the Board.
Ms. Perez earned a Bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Finance and Economics.
Key attributes, experience and skills:
brings to the Board significant business, financial and private investment experience.
has significant expertise with respect to financial statements, corporate finance, accounting and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic analysis.
Ms. Perez also brings insight into auditing best practices from her experience serving as a Board member on the audit and finance committees of other publicly-traded companies.