Board of Directors

Jerri DeVard


Jerri has more than 30 years of extensive marketing, e-Commerce, brand management and leadership experience at large global brands with in-depth knowledge of strategic, operational and financial aspects of integrated and online marketing along with expertise in brand management, customer engagement and e-Commerce.


  • Jerri served as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer of Office Depot, Inc., an office supply retailing company, from 2018 to 2020.
  • Jerri previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The ADT Corporation from 2014 to 2016.
  • Jerri also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Nokia Corporation from 2011 to 2012.
  • Jerri has held senior marketing roles at Verizon Communications Inc., Citibank N.A., Revlon Inc., Harrah’s Entertainment, the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings and The Pillsbury Company.
  • Jerri was also principal at DeVard Marketing Group, a firm specializing in digital and multicultural branding and marketing strategies.
  • Jerri is also the founder of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (“BECA”), an alliance designed to champion corporate diversity and build the next generation of C-suite marketing executives.
  • Jerri holds an M.B.A. from Atlanta University Graduate School of Business and B.A. from Spelman College.