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GMS Board Members Recognized Among the Most Influential Black Corporate Directors by Savoy Magazine

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GMS, Inc. (“GMS”), a leading North American specialty distributor of interior building products, is pleased to announce that two members of its Board of Directors, Teri P. McClure and Randolph W. Melville, were named to Savoy Magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list. The publication is a cultural catalyst for the African American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture. This elite list of African American executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate America is featured in the magazine’s Fall issue.

“GMS proudly congratulates Teri and Randy on receiving this distinguished and well-deserved honor,” said John C. Turner, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer of GMS. “These highly accomplished individuals have brought tremendous value to our board through their supportive, insightful and constructive counsel. We are exceptionally pleased for them to be honored in this way.”

Ms. McClure served as Senior Vice President on the Executive Management Committee of United Parcel Service, Inc. from 2005 to 2019. She held various executive roles at UPS, including General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Senior Vice President of Compliance, Public Affairs, Communications, and Labor. Prior to joining UPS, Ms. McClure practiced with the Troutman Sanders law firm, focusing on civil litigation and labor and employment law. Ms. McClure currently serves on the board of the following publicly traded companies: Lennar Corporation, JetBlue and Fluor Corporation. She received an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law.

Mr. Melville served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Western Division of PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America until his retirement in 2017. Prior to this role, he served in numerous positions of increasing responsibility covering operations, sales and marketing, customer engagement and strategy. Mr. Melville also served as Vice President of Urban/Ethnic marketing for PepsiCo and as a Senior Vice President at Maytag Corporation. Mr. Melville currently serves as the Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee at Saia, Inc. and on the Board of Trustees of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University.

The full list of Savoy magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors can be found at

About GMS

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1971, GMS operates a network of more than 280 distribution centers across the United States and Canada. GMS’s extensive product offering of wallboard, suspended ceilings systems, and complementary construction products is designed to provide a comprehensive one-stop-shop for our core customer, the interior contractor who installs these products in commercial and residential buildings. For more information about GMS, please visit


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