Art A. Garcia
Mr. Garcia retired in 2019 as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions company (“Ryder”), a position he had held since 2010. Previously, Mr. Garcia served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of Ryder from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 as senior manager of corporate accounting. He later served as director of corporate accounting and, subsequently, as group director of accounting services. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Garcia spent 14 years with the Miami office of the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand LLP as senior manager of business assurance. Mr. Garcia has served on the board of Elanco Animal Health (NYSE: ELAN), a provider of products and services to improve animal health production in more than 90 countries around the world since 2019, and serves as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Oversight Committee, on the board of American Electric Power (NASDAQ: AEP), an electric public utility company, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions since 2019, where he serves as chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Finance, Director & Corporate Governance, and Policy Committees, and on the board of Raymond James Financial Inc. (NYSE: RJF) since 2023, where he serves on the Risk Committee.
Mr. Garcia’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his extensive business, financial and management experience and his experience as a senior financial officer. Mr. Garcia brings valuable accounting, financial management, mergers and acquisitions, and supply chain experience to our Board, as well as public company experience.