Laree E. Perez
Ms. Perez has been a Director since 2004 and is an investment consultant with DeRoy & Devereaux, an independent investment adviser, where she has provided client consulting services since 2015. Ms. Perez was previously Owner and Managing Partner of The Medallion Company, LLC, a consulting firm, from 2003 to 2015.
From 1996 until 2002, Ms. Perez was Vice President of Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P. Ms. Perez was co-founder of Medallion Investment Company, Inc. and served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1991 until it was acquired by Loomis Sayles in 1996.
Ms. Perez was previously a Director of GenOn Energy, Inc., a large power producer in the United States, where she was Chair of its Audit Committee and a member of its Risk and Finance Oversight Committee. In addition to civic and charitable organizations, Ms. Perez recently served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents at Baylor University and previously served on the Board of Trustees at New Mexico State University, where she was also Chairman of the Board.
Ms. Perez earned a Bachelor's degree from Baylor University in Finance and Economics.