Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability, GAF
Jeff Terry serves as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability at GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, leading the development and implementation of the company’s long-term strategy for GAF’s enterprise priority focus on social impact. In this role, Jeff drives environmental sustainability and community engagement efforts that reinforce GAF’s value of making a lasting impact in the communities in which the company operates both every day and in times of great need.
With over 25 years of relevant experience, Jeff has worked successfully with organizations and their stakeholders to weave enterprise-wide CSR and sustainability processes and initiatives into the fabric of corporate business strategy. Prior to joining GAF, Jeff served in a dual role at Amway Corporation as the Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Director of Integrated Marketing Communications. During his tenure, Jeff instituted the first CSR and sustainability goals for operations and product development and developed global initiatives to fight childhood malnutrition throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas. With a career in sustainability spanning more than 25 years, Jeff also held roles with Sears Holdings Corporation, Cone Communications, and Whirlpool Corporation. Jeff has led disaster response to rebuild efforts for various organizations throughout his career.
Jeff has worked at the intersection where societal issue meets the marketplace and thrives in developing multi-sector solutions to help meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. A nationally-recognized speaker on CSR and sustainability, Jeff has presented to the United Nations, as well as at many global conferences. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Clemson University.