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Richard R. Rogers
Executive Chairman

Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers serves as Executive Chairman for Mary Kay Inc. Richard co-founded Mary Kay Inc. in September 1963 with his mother, Mary Kay Ash. He served as the Company’s General Manager until 1965, when he was elected Vice President. In 1968, he was elected President and Chief Executive Officer, and in November 1987, Richard was named Chairman of the Board. He returned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mary Kay Inc. in 2001 and assumed the title of Executive Chairman in 2006.

Richard has distinguished himself as an innovative marketer and financier. He received the 1968 “Marketing Man of the Year Award” from the North Texas Chapter of the American Marketing Association, becoming the youngest man ever to receive this award. During the same year, Richard took the Company public on the O.T.C. market and subsequently listed the Company on the New York Stock Exchange in 1976. In 1985, Richard led a leveraged buyout of Mary Kay Inc. and returned the Company to a privately held, family-owned business.

Richard served in the U.S. Marine Corps and attended the University of North Texas. 

Favorite Mary Kay quote: 

“People will support that which they help create.”

David Holl
President and Chief Executive Officer

David Holl

As President and Chief Executive Officer, David is responsible for the day-to-day decisions involved in Mary Kay Inc. He is a member of the Mary Kay Inc. Board of Directors.

David joined Mary Kay Inc. in June 1993, and in 1996, he became Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In 2001, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2006, David assumed the title of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Mary Kay family, he was a Vice President at Citibank, based in New York. Preceding Citibank, David was a financial analyst for Union Texas Petroleum in Houston.

Under his leadership, Mary Kay has expanded into 14 new markets and successfully diversified its revenue across more than 35 markets worldwide. The Company also has made significant progress on key strategic initiatives, including global rebranding and global standardization of core systems and processes. During David’s tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Kay’s global revenue has more than doubled, with various markets around the world regularly setting sales and independent sales force records.

David earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Clemson University, where he currently serves on the President's Advisory Board. He earned his MBA from the University of South Carolina, where he was designated the outstanding MBA candidate and, in 2008, received USC’s Moore School of Business Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Nothing happens until somebody sells something.”

Sheryl Adkins-Green
Chief Marketing Officer

Sheryl Adkins-Green

Sheryl Adkins-Green serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Marketing Officer. Sheryl leads Mary Kay Inc.'s global marketing strategy, brand positioning, new product development, advertising, digital marketing, social media, product education, and customer insights to drive long-term growth and support the more than 3 million Independent Beauty Consultants. As CMO, Sheryl's goal is to strengthen Mary Kay’s position as an irresistible beauty brand around the world.

Sheryl joined Mary Kay Inc. in January 2009 as the Vice President of Global Brand Development and was named Chief Marketing Officer and executive team member in July 2011. Sheryl has been instrumental in developing and implementing the product portfolio strategy that is generating a sustainable stream of innovative skin care, color and fragrance products that are strengthening Mary Kay’s competitive position globally. She has also driven the development of digital marketing and social media tools that enable independent beauty consultants to successfully sell Mary Kay products anytime and anywhere. Sheryl’s passion for helping people reach their fullest potential is evident in her regular blog posts on The Mary Kay Way blog. Sheryl is actively involved in a variety of not-for-profit initiatives.

Sheryl received a Bachelor of Science in retailing from the University of Wisconsin and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

"Picture a sign around each person’s neck that says,
“Make me feel important.”"

Thomas S. Cho
Chief Supply Chain Officer

Thomas S. Cho

Thomas S. Cho is Mary Kay’s Chief Supply Chain Officer. Thomas is responsible for end-to-end supply chain operations including supply chain strategy, manufacturing, research and development, engineering, procurement, distribution, planning, transportation, inventory management and quality.

Thomas held a number of senior level executive positions in various industries including Division Manager for Space Systems Loral, Chief Operating Officer for Cosmetic Essence Innovations and Chief Operating Officer for Transilwrap Inc. before joining Mary Kay in 2013.

Thomas earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration/international business from San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif., and also served in the United States Army. In addition to English, he speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese and conversational Korean.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Lead by example and soon your people will do as you do. All the people at Mary Kay Inc. and in the independent sales force believe that the speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.”

K.K. Chua
President, Asia Pacific Region

K.K. Chua

K.K. Chua serves as the President of the Asia Pacific Region. As regional president, K.K.’s responsibilities include all areas of the Company that directly support the success of our subsidiaries and independent sales force members in our Asia Pacific markets, which include Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and Taiwan, and Singapore.

K.K. joined Mary Kay in 1995 as President of Mary Kay China and, in 1998, was appointed President of the Asia Pacific Region. K.K. was instrumental in building the foundation for Mary Kay China to grow and helped grow the Asia Pacific Region to become Mary Kay’s largest international region in 2008.

Prior to Mary Kay, K.K. held senior executive positions in the media and film industries in Asia for Hollywood Studio and has had extensive prior working experience throughout Asia and in Europe. He helped spearhead the opening of Korea, Indonesia and China to Paramount, Universal and MGM’s products.

K.K. graduated in Business Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore as the most outstanding student in his faculty and attended the Executive Development Program at Cornell University. While residing in Sydney, K.K. was a member of the Council of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“What the mind can conceive and the heart believe,
that you can achieve.”

Tara Eustace
President, European Region

Tara Eustace

Tara Eustace serves as President of the European Region. As the regional president, Tara oversees the 13 countries that make up the European Region which are Armenia, Czech Republic, Germany, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

After joining Mary Kay in 1993, Tara was a key member of the start-up team in Mary Kay Russia. Tara was instrumental in the growth of Mary Kay in Russia, and Russia is currently one of Mary Kay’s four largest markets. Tara led the start-up teams for Mary Kay Ukraine, Mary Kay Kazakhstan and Mary Kay Poland, all of which have become successful markets for Mary Kay.

Parallel to developing markets, Tara took on increasing responsibility in country management including in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2002, Tara was promoted to President of the European Region, taking on management of additional countries and subsequently opening new markets. Under Tara’s leadership, the Mary Kay® brand has become a leading cosmetics company and one of the most respected direct sellers in the European Region.

Tara holds a bachelor’s degree in Russian studies and international relations from the University of Virginia.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Mary Kay is a unique way of life that provides the brushes, the oils, the pigments and the canvas on which you can paint your life as you really want it to be. You choose your own colors, your own design and your own pattern. It’s a place where you can reach higher, think bigger, grow greater and live deeper than anyplace else on the face of the earth.”

Deborah Gibbins
Chief Financial Officer

Deborah Gibbins

Deborah Gibbins serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Financial Officer. In her role, Deborah oversees the strategic planning and financial growth of Mary Kay across the globe. She is responsible for the company’s financial planning, reporting, treasury, tax and internal audit functions.

Prior to joining Mary Kay in 2013, Deborah held senior leadership roles within the finance function of PepsiCo’s Frito Lay North America division. Before PepsiCo, Deborah was a senior manager in the Audit and Assurance practice of Arthur Andersen LLP.

Deborah is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and accounting from Southern Methodist University. An active community volunteer, she currently serves on the board of directors for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Never hide behind policy or pomposity.”

Melinda Foster Sellers
Chief People Officer

Melinda Foster Sellers

Melinda Foster Sellers serves as Mary Kay’s Chief People Officer. Melinda is responsible for all Human Resources, Marketing, Facilities and Security initiatives around the world. She has been a member of Mary Kay’s Executive Team since 2006.

Melinda has been instrumental in leading a shift toward global support for Mary Kay’s operations. She has been responsible for implementing global systems and processes that are providing more efficient, consistent and strategic support for the business worldwide. Programs have a goal of uniting every employee toward supporting the mission of the company and have everyone – employees, independent sales force and consumers – say they “love their Mary Kay”.

Melinda joined Mary Kay Inc. in 1993. Over the years, she has held various positions in Human Resources. She has also been a member of Mary Kay’s Culture Committee since its inception in 1998. The committee is dedicated to preserving the culture and values that were established by Mary Kay Ash. In support of our culture, Mary Kay’s global mentoring program also contributes to the strength of Mary Kay’s workforce, with a growing number of mentees and mentors from markets around the world participating each year.

Prior to joining Mary Kay, Melinda worked for Mark IV Industries and DSC Communications. Melinda earned undergraduate degrees in psychology and biology from Drury University and her graduate degree in industrial relations from Iowa State University.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Your attitude determines your altitude. It really is true that If you think you can, you can; and if you think you can’t – you’re right.”

Kregg Jodie
Chief Information Officer

Kregg Jodie

Kregg Jodie serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Information Officer. Kregg is responsible for setting the strategic direction of technology, implementing new systems, managing and monitoring existing systems and all telecommunications throughout Mary Kay Inc. on a global basis.

Kregg has led Mary Kay’s strategic efforts of leveraging technology to better serve customers and to improve the opportunity for the independent sales force. Kregg has been instrumental in launching Mary Kay InTouch®, an online web portal, and Personal Web Sites that have reshaped the way the independent sales force members do business. Additionally, Kregg has led efforts to develop and implement common core systems and processes that create operational efficiencies and improved selling opportunities in over 35 markets globally.

Kregg joined Mary Kay Inc. in October 1993 as Manager of Sales Force Automation and held various other positions before being named CIO in 1997. Kregg has been a member of the Executive Team and has coordinated Mary Kay’s overall business strategy since 1998.

Prior to Mary Kay Inc., Kregg was employed by Accenture, providing management expertise for companies such as CompUSA, Sears Logistics Services, Hertz Corporation, a major express carrier, Department of Veteran Affairs, Manville Sales Corporation, Federal Aviation Administration and American Federal Bank. Kregg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in electrical engineering route to business from the University of Texas at Austin.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“I love my Mary Kay because of the great opportunities
it creates for all of us around the world.”

Nathan Moore
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Nathan Moore

Nathan Moore serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Nathan manages all aspects of the Company’s global Legal, Government Relations, Corporate Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility departments. The teams dedicated to supporting The Mary Kay FoundationSM and the Mary Kay Museum also report up to Nathan.

Nathan joined Mary Kay Inc. in 1995 as a Staff Attorney and has held several leadership positions in the Company’s legal department. Nathan was a founding member of the Mary Kay Culture Committee in 1998. The committee is dedicated to preserving the culture and values that were established by Mary Kay Ash. Nathan has a passion for the Mary Kay opportunity and the direct selling industry, having served as Chairman of the Direct Selling Educational Foundation and the Direct Selling Association.

Nathan earned a B.B.A. (Finance) with honors from Texas A&M University and a law degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.”
- Mary Kay: You Can Have It All 1997.

Darrell Overcash
President, North America Region

Darrell Overcash

Darrell Overcash serves as President of Mary Kay North America Region. Darrell joined Mary Kay Inc. in 1996 as Vice President and General Manager of the North Central Branch in Illinois. In January 1999, Darrell accepted a position as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and relocated to Dallas. In October 2001, he became the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Operations. In January 2006, he was promoted to President, North America Region, and his current responsibilities include all areas of the Company that directly support the success of Mary Kay’s U.S. and Canadian independent sales force members.

Prior to joining Mary Kay, Darrell served in the United States Army and worked for Baxter International, Inc. Darrell graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”

Jose Smeke
President, Latin American Region

Jose Smeke

Jose (Pepe) Smeke serves as the President of the Latin American Region. Pepe joined Mary Kay Mexico in March 1994 and worked in the sales development group as a manager. In January 1997, he became the sales group manager and quickly achieved success as sales director and general manager. In July 1999, Pepe was promoted to president of Mexico. In December 2000, Pepe was promoted to President, Mexico and Latin American Region. In his role, Pepe oversees operations for the entire Latin American Region, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay.

Favorite Mary Kay quote:

“You cannot teach what you don’t know
and you cannot lead where you won’t go.”