Governance at a Glance

Chair
Member
Chairman of the board
Financial expert
Board Members Audit Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Finance Compensation Nominating and Governance

Rick Dreiling  

Thomas W. Dickson

Compensation
Nominating and Governance

Cheryl W. Grisé

Compensation
Nominating and Governance

Daniel J. Heinrich

Audit
Finance

Paul C. Hilal

Finance
Compensation
Nominating and Governance

Edward J. Kelly, III

Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility
Finance
Nominating and Governance

Mary A. Laschinger

Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility
Compensation

Jeffrey G. Naylor  

Audit
Finance

Winnie Y. Park

Audit
Compensation

Bertram L. Scott

Audit
Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility

Stephanie P. Stahl

Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility
Nominating and Governance

Mike Witynski

Committee Charters

Rick Dreiling

Rick Dreiling

Executive Chairman

Rick has been the Executive Chairman of Dollar Tree, Inc. from March 2022 to present. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Kellogg Company (Audit Committee; Compensation and Talent Management Committee) and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (Lead Independent Director; Nominating and Governance Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2015 to 2016: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dollar General Corporation
  • 2008 to 2015: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dollar General Corporation
  • 2005 to 2008: President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. and Duane Reade Inc.
  • 2003 to 2005: Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Longs Drug Stores Corp.
  • 2000 to 2003, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Safeway Inc.
  • 1998 to 2000: President, Vons Co Inc.

Previous Board Experience

  • 2015 to May 2022: Board of Directors, Pulte Group, (Nominating and Governance Committee, Chair; Compensation and Management Development Committee) (will not stand for re-election at the May 5, 2022 annual meeting)
  • 2016 to April 2022: Board of Directors, Aramark (Compensation and Human Resources Committee; Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee)

Education

  • Rick graduated with a B.A. from Rockhurst University.

Expertise

  • Rick brings to our Board over 50 years of retail experience at all operating levels. He has strong business development expertise in expanding the footprint and offerings of several retailers. He also brings unique experience in the value retail sector gained from his role as the former Chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corporation.
Thomas W. Dickson

Thomas W. Dickson

Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees

Board Committees:

Compensation Committee

Nominating and Governance Committee

Thomas is the Retired Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc., a leading regional supermarket chain located primarily in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. He currently serves on the Board of Brixmor Property Group, Inc. (Compensation Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2006 to 2014: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Harris Teeter
  • 1997 to 2006: Chief Executive Officer, Harris Teeter
  • 1996 to 1997: Executive Vice President, Harris Teeter
  • 1994 to 1996: President, American & Efird, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Teeter
  • 1987 to 1994: held various senior and executive level positions at American & Efird, Inc., including Executive Vice President

Previous Board Experience

  • 2016 to 2018: Board of Directors, Conagra Brands, Inc. (Nominating, Governance and Public Affairs Committee)
  • 2016 to 2017: Board of Directors, CST Brands, Inc. (Nominating and Corporate Governance)
  • 2014 to 2015: Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Pantry, Inc.

Education

  • Thomas graduated with a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Expertise

  • Thomas brings to our Board more than thirty years of executive leadership with extensive experience in the retail and consumer products industries, a broad real estate knowledge, and substantial public board experience. He also brings extensive knowledge in strategic planning and international experience in managing foreign operations and sourcing.
Cheryl W. Grisé

Cheryl W. Grisé

Compensation (Chair) and Nominating & Governance Committees

Board Committees:

Compensation Committee

Nominating and Governance Committee

Cheryl is the former Executive Vice President of Northeast Utilities and Chief Executive Officer of its principal operating companies. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of ICF International, Inc. (Human Capital Committee, Chair; Governance and Nominating Committee), PulteGroup, Inc. (Nominating and Governance Committee; Compensation and Management Development Committee) and Metlife, Inc. (Compensation Committee, Chair; Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee; Audit Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 1998 to 2007: held several executive leadership positions at Northeast Utilities (now known as Eversource Energy), including President, Utilities Group.

Previous Board Experience

  • 2007 to 2015: Board of Directors, Pall Corporation (Compensation Committee, Chair; Nominating and Governance Committee)
  • 2002 to 2008: Board of Directors, Dana Holding Corporation (Audit Committee; Nominating and Governance Committee, Chair)

Education

  • Cheryl graduated with a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and the Yale University School of Organization and Management, Executive Management Program.

Expertise

  • Cheryl brings to our Board substantial executive leadership experience with a large consumer facing business, a strong governance and legal background, and an unusually solid and strong record of leadership in public company boardrooms in many different sectors. She was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) to their Top 100, a list of the top 100 most influential directors in the U.S.
Daniel J. Heinrich

Daniel J. Heinrich

Audit and Finance (Chair) Committees

Board Committees:

Audit Committee

Finance Committee

Daniel is the former Chief Financial Officer of The Clorox Company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following public companies: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (Compensation Committee; Technology Committee), and Aramark Corporation (Audit Committee, Chair; Finance Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2001 to 2011: held various senior level positions at The Clorox Company, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Clorox Company
  • 1996 to 2001: Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Transamerica Finance Corporation
  • 1994 to 1996: Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Controller, Granite Management Company
  • 1986 to 1994: Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, First Nationwide Bank
  • 1978 to 1986: Senior Audit Manager, Ernst & Young

Previous Board Experience

  • 2016 to April 2022: Board of Directors, Ball Corporation (Audit Committee, Chair; Compensation Committee)
  • 2012 to February 2022: Board of Directors, Edgewell Personal Care Company (Compensation Committee, Chair; Audit Committee, Chair; Finance Committee, Chair)
  • 2011 to 2021: Board of Directors, E & J Gallo Winery (Finance & Audit Committee; Executive Compensation Committee)
  • 2013 to 2019: Board of Directors, G3 Enterprises, Inc. (Audit Committee, Chair; Compensation Committee)
  • 2007 to 2009: Board of Directors, Advanced Medical Optics (Audit Committee; Finance Committee)

Education

  • Daniel is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration (with Honors) from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. (with Honors) from Saint Mary’s College of California.

Expertise

  • Daniel brings to our Board his substantial experience as a director and executive at consumer packaged goods companies and consumer facing businesses. He has extensive executive-level financial knowledge and experience and has developed strong expertise in the areas of strategic business development, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, accounting, and information technology. In addition, our Board has determined that he qualifies as an Audit Committee financial expert.
Paul C. Hilal

Paul C. Hilal

Compensation, Finance, and Nominating & Governance Committees

Board Committees:

Compensation Committee

Finance Committee

Nominating and Governance Committee

Paul is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mantle Ridge LP, an investment fund. Over the past two decades, he has built a strong record as an engaged or activist investor and as a passive value investor. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Aramark Corporation (Vice Chairman; Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee; Compensation and Human Resources Committee) and CSX Corporation (Vice Chairman; Executive Committee; Finance Committee; Governance and Sustainability Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2006 to 2016: Partner and Senior Investment Professional, Pershing Square Capital Management
  • 2002 to 2005: Managing Partner, Caliber Capital Management
  • 1998 to 2001: Partner, Hilal Capital Management
  • 1999 to 2000: Acting Chief Executive Officer, WorldTalk Communications Corporation
  • 1992 to 1999: Investment Banker, Broadview Associates

Previous Board Experience

  • 2012 to 2016: Board of Directors, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (Management Resources and Compensation Committee, Chair; Finance Committee)
  • 1999 to 2000: Chairman of the Board of Directors, WorldTalk Communications
  • 1999 to 2016: Board of Directors, Grameen Foundation

Education

  • Paul graduated with an A.B. in Biochemistry from Harvard College, an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

Expertise

  • Paul brings to our Board substantial experience enabling companies to successfully effect value-creating change. His experience as a value investor, capital allocator, and engaged steward during corporate transformations, in addition to his knowledge of the Company, enables him to contribute to the Board and its mission in unique and extremely valuable ways. Additionally, his service on the boards of multiple public companies will allow him to provide key strategic perspectives to the Board.
Edward J. Kelly, III

Edward J. Kelly, III

Nominating & Governance (Chair), Finance, and Sustainability & CSR Committees

Board Committees:

Nominating and Governance Committee, Chair

Finance Committee

Sustainability and CSR Committee

Edward is the Retired Chairman of the Institutional Clients Group of Citigroup, Inc. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Compensation and Human Resources Committee) and Metlife, Inc. (Audit Committee; Compensation Committee; Finance and Risk Committee, Chair).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2011 to 2014: Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup, Inc.
  • 2010 to 2011: Chairman, Global Banking, Citigroup, Inc.
  • 2009 to 2010: Vice Chairman, Citigroup, Inc.
  • 2009: Chief Financial Officer, Citigroup, Inc.
  • 2008 to 2009: Head of Global Banking, President and CEO, Citi Alternative Investments, Citigroup, Inc.
  • 2007 to 2008: Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
  • 2007: Vice Chairman, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • 2001 to 2007: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mercantile Bankshares Corporation
  • 1995 to 2001: Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
  • 1994 to 1995: General Counsel, J.P. Morgan
  • 1988 to 1994: Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP

Previous Board Experience

  • 2002 to 2019: Board of Directors, CSX Corporation (Chairman of the Board; Audit Committee; Governance Committee; Executive Committee; Compensation and Talent Management Committee; Finance Committee)
  • 2014 to 2018: Board of Directors, XL Group (Executive Committee; Audit Committee; Compensation Committee; Risk Committee; Corporate Governance Committee; Finance Committee)

Education

  • Edward graduated with an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law.

Expertise

  • Edward brings to our Board business, strategic, financial, and legal acumen and extensive leadership expertise. His experience includes key roles in building a client-centric model and managing the global operations of a major financial institution. In addition, he provides a local perspective as a long-time Virginia resident and lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Mary A. Laschinger

Mary A. Laschinger

Compensation and Sustainability & CSR Committees

Board Committees:

Compensation Committee

Sustainability and CSR Committee

Mary is the Former Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Veritiv Corporation. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Newmont Corporation (Leadership Development and Compensation Committee), and Kellogg Company (Compensation and Talent Management Committee, Chair; Executive Committee; and Nominating and Governance Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2014 to 2020: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Veritiv Corporation
  • 2010 to 2014: SVP, International Paper Company, President, xpedx distribution company
  • 2007 to 2014: Senior Vice President, International Paper Company

Previous Board Experience

  • 2017 to 2021: Board of Directors, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Audit Committee; Operational and Risk Committee, Chair)
  • 2007 to 2010: Board of Directors, Ilim Group, Russian (Lead Director; Human Resource Committee)

Education

  • Mary graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration from University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, an M.B.A. from University of Connecticut and the Kellogg School of Management, Postgraduate Studies, Executive Management.

Expertise

  • Mary brings to our Board substantial experience as a senior executive at some of the largest companies in the United States. In addition, she has led and served on the board of directors of several major U.S. and foreign companies and institutions. Her extensive experience in operating manufacturing and global supply chain businesses includes defining product line up, sourcing products and services and the operational delivery of products and services globally. Through these roles and through her experience as a public company CEO and the Chair of the Audit, Operational and Risk Committee for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, she has gained deep knowledge of financial, controls and risk management issues. Additionally, through executive leadership and board positions, she has developed expert knowledge of leadership development, defining and implementing compensation, benefits, and related human resource matters.
Jeffrey G. Naylor

Jeffrey G. Naylor

Audit (Chair) and Finance Committees

Board Committees:

Audit Committee, Chair

Finance Committee

Jeff is the former Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive of The TJX Companies. He is the Managing Director of his consulting firm, Topaz Consulting LLC, where he advises private equity firms on potential transactions and provides services in the area of strategy and finance. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of Synchrony Financial (Lead Independent Director; Audit Committee, Chair; Management and Compensation Committee) and Wayfair, Inc. (Audit Committee, Chair).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2004 to 2014: held various senior level positions at TJX Companies, Inc., including Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of TJX Companies, Inc.
  • 2001 to 2004: Chief Financial Officer, Big Lots, Inc.
  • Held senior level positions with Limited Brands, Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Kraft Foods, Inc.
  • Jeff began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

Previous Board Experience

  • 2013 to 2021 Board of Directors, Emerald Holding, Inc. (Chair, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Compensation Committee)
  • 2010 to 2016: Board of Directors, Fresh Market, Inc. (Audit Committee)

Education

  • Jeff graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from J.L. Kellogg School of Management.

Expertise

  • Jeff brings to our Board an extensive financial and accounting background as well as significant leadership and retail experience. In addition, our Board has determined that Mr. Naylor qualifies as an Audit Committee financial expert.
Winnie Y. Park

Winnie Y. Park

Audit and Compensation Committees

Board Committees:

Audit Committee

Compensation Committee

Winnie has been the Chief Executive Officer of Forever 21 from January 2022 to present. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sound Point Acquisition Corp. I, Ltd.

Previous Work Experience

  • 2015 to 2021: CEO of Paper Source
  • 2012 to 2015: Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and eCommerce, DFS Group Ltd.
  • 2006 to 2012: Global Vice President, Fashion, DFS Group Ltd.
  • 2004 to 2006: Senior Director, Women’s Merchandising for the Dockers brand, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • 2003 to 2004: Director, Global Strategy for the Dockers brand, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • 2001 to 2003: Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

Previous Board Experience

  • 2017 to January 2022: Board of Directors, Express, Inc. (Compensation Committee; Governance Committee; and Audit Committee)

Education

  • Winnie graduated with a B.A., Cum Laude, in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in Corporate Finance and Marketing from Northwestern University.

Expertise

  • Winnie is a retail and marketing leader with deep experience in brand-building, e-Commerce, omnichannel specialty retail, merchandising and international expertise. In addition, the Board has determined that she qualifies as an Audit Committee financial expert.
Bertram L. Scott

Bertram L. Scott

Audit and Sustainability & CSR Committees

Board Committees:

Audit Committee

Sustainability and CSR Committee

Bertram is a retired health care executive who formerly served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Affinity Health Plan and President, US Commercial, of CIGNA Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following public companies: Equitable (Compensation Committee; Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (Audit Committee, Chair; Nominating and Governance Committee) and Becton, Dickinson and Company (Lead Director; Audit Committee, Chair; Compensation and Human Capital Committee).

Previous Work Experience

  • 2015 to 2019: Senior Vice President of Population Health and Value Based Care at Novant Health
  • 2012 to 2014: President and Chief Executive Officer, Affinity Health Plan
  • 2010 to 2011: President, US Commercial, CIGNA Corporation
  • 2000 to 2010: Executive Vice President and Chief Institutional Development and Sales Officer, TIAA-CREF
  • 2000 to 2007: President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA-CREF
  • 1996 to 2001: President and Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Mercy Healthcare

Previous Board Experience

  • 2020 to March 2022: Alliance Bernstein (Compensation and Workplace Practices Committee)

Education

  • Bertram graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration from DePaul University, a Doctor of Humane Letters from DePaul University and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Expertise

  • Bertram brings to our Board his substantial corporate governance and business expertise, in addition to extensive experience serving as a director on the boards of several large, complex, publicly-traded companies, as well as serving as chair of several board committees. He draws on his professional experiences to provide perspective to the boards on which he serves with respect to development and the implementation of strategy, mergers and acquisitions, merger integration, and sales and marketing.
Stephanie P. Stahl

Stephanie P. Stahl

Nominating & Governance and Sustainability & CSR (Chair) Committees

Board Committees:

Nominating and Governance Committee

Sustainability and CSR Committee, Chair

Stephanie is the former Global Marketing & Strategy Officer of Coach, Inc. She is the Founder of her investment and advisory company Studio Pegasus LLC which she launched in 2015 to focus on supporting early-stage consumer ventures. In addition, she serves
on the Board of Directors of Carter’s, Inc., and Founders Table Restaurant Group.

Previous Work Experience

  • 2015 to current: Owns and operates Studio Pegasus, LLC, an investment and advisory company focused on consumer sector digital startups.
  • 2012 to 2015: Executive Vice President, Global Marketing & Strategy, Coach, Inc.
  • 2010 to 2011: Chief Executive Officer, Tracy Anderson Mind & Body, LLC
  • 2003 to 2006: Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Revlon, Inc.
  • 1998 to 2003: Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
  • 1997: Vice President, Strategy & New Business Development, Toys “R” Us, Inc.

Previous Board Experience

  • 2013 to 2021 Board of Directors of Knoll, Inc. (Audit Committee and Nominating Committee)

Education

  • Stephanie graduated with a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. (with distinction) from Harvard University.

Expertise

  • Stephanie brings to our Board significant experience in marketing, data analytics, digital, sustainability, brand building and strategy. Stephanie has spent her career focused on the retail/consumer sector with extensive experience in developing, executing and optimizing major change initiatives including fundamental business transformation, mergers and acquisitions, and post-merger integrations.
Mike Witynski

Mike Witynski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike brings more than 40 years of knowledge and experience in the retail industry to his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. Since July 2020, he has overseen the strategic operations, supply chain, merchandising, and marketing teams that support more than 16,000 Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores across the U.S. and Canada. He also joined Dollar Tree’s Board of Directors in September 2020. Prior to his current role, he was the Enterprise President from December 2019 to July 2020, and he led the Dollar Tree banner as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to 2017, and as Senior Vice President of Retail Stores from 2010 to 2015.

Mike joined Dollar Tree after a 29-year career as an executive leader across multiple formats in the grocery industry, including serving at SUPERVALU as the President of Shaw’s Supermarkets, a $4.1 billion regional chain, from 2009 to 2010, and as the Group Vice President, overseeing the strategic operations of the organization’s $7.4 billion private brand program, from 2006 to 2009. He also served as Executive Vice President of SUPERVALU’s Northern Region and was responsible for merchandising and marketing. Prior to that, he held various vice president and director-level roles in merchandising, operations, and logistics.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Business Administration from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. He is on the Board of Trustees for Chrysler Museum of Art and a past member of the Board of Governors for the Academy of Food Marketing at the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University.