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 is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer of Office Depot, Inc., an office supply retailing company, a role she held from 2018 to 2020. Prior to joining Office Depot in 2017 as Chief Marketing Officer, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The ADT Corporation from 2014 to 2016 and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Nokia Corporation. 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. She 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.