Mary A. Winston
Ms. Winston is a seasoned executive with significant governance expertise across a broad range of industries, having served on large public company boards and audit committees for many years. She has a strong background in all aspects of finance and accounting, as well as experience in M&A, corporate strategy, cost restructuring programs, corporate governance/compliance, and investor relations/communications. Among other roles, she has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Family Dollar Stores Inc., Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Giant Eagle, Inc., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Scholastic Corporation, Vice President and Controller of Visteon Corporation and Vice President, Global Financial Operations at Pfizer Inc. in the Pharmaceuticals Group. She started her career as a CPA and auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co. She currently serves as Founder and President of WinsCo Enterprises Inc., a financial and board governance consulting firm. She is currently a member of the boards of Acuity Brands, Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., Domtar Corporation and Dover Corporation.
Ms. Winston received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin, an MBA in Finance, Marketing and International Business from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School and is a CPA. She is also a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and serves as Chair of the NACD Carolinas Chapter.