O'Reilly's Executive Leadership is committed to directing O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. in achieving dominance in all of its market areas through conscientious adherence to the highest standard of business practices, with the focus of maximizing shareholder value.
O'Reilly Executive Management
David O'Reilly Chairman of the Board David O'Reilly has been with the company since 1972. His more than 40 years of experience and expertise in the company's operations and strategic business development started when he was Vice President from 1975 to 1993. From there he was President from 1993 to 1999, Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2005 and Co-Chairman of the Board from 1999 to 2005. He has served as Chairman of the Board since February 2005.
Greg Henslee has been an O’Reilly team member since 1984. Greg began his O’Reilly career as a parts specialist, and went on to hold several positions in retail store operations, including district manager. In the span of his career he has served as Store Operations Manager, Director of Store Operations, Vice President of Store Operations, and Senior Vice President. He also served as President of Merchandise, Distribution, Information Systems, and Loss Prevention. He was Co-President from 1999 to 2012 and he has been Chief Executive Officer since 2005. On January 1, 2013, he became President and CEO.
Executive Vice President of Expansion
Ted Wise has been an O’Reilly team member since 1970. Ted’s primary areas of responsibility are Real Estate and Expansion. He began his O’Reilly career as a delivery driver, was promoted to store manager in 1973 and became our first district manager in 1977. He continued his progression with O’Reilly as Operations Manager, Vice President, Senior Vice President of Operations and Sales, and Executive Vice President. Over the years, he has served as President of Sales, Operations and Real Estate. He was Co-President from 1999 to 2012 and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2012. He is currently our Executive Vice President of Expansion, focusing on the continued successful growth of our company.
Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Tom McFall has been an O’Reilly team member since 2006 and has held his position as Chief Financial Officer during this time. Tom’s primary areas of responsibility are Finance, Accounting, Risk Management and Human Resources. Prior to joining O’Reilly, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer – Midwest Operation for CSK, following CSK’s acquisition of Murray’s Discount Auto Stores. Tom served Murray’s for eight years as Controller, Vice President of Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, with direct responsibility for finance and accounting, distribution and logistics operations. Prior to joining Murray’s, he was an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young, LLP in Detroit, Michigan.
Executive Vice President of Store Operations and Sales
Jeff Shaw has been an O'Reilly team member since 1991. His primary areas of responsibility are Store Operations and Sales. He began his O'Reilly career as a parts specialist, and has progressed through the roles of store manager, district manager, regional manager, and Vice President of the Southern division. He advanced to Vice President of Sales and Operations in 2003 and to his most recent position as Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations in 2004. On January 1, 2013 he was named Executive Vice President of Store Operations and Sales.
Senior Vice President of Professional Sales Tony Bartholomew has been an O'Reilly team member since 1982. Tony started as a delivery driver and merchandiser and has held numerous positions including parts specialist, assistant manager, night manager, equipment sales manager, regional field sales manager, director of southern division sales, and most recently, Vice President of Professional Sales. Since 1998, he has played a major role in organizing and developing field sales teams throughout acquisitions. In 2003, Tony assumed responsibility over the O'Reilly Sales Department and worked to establish O'Reilly as an industry leader in professional sales. Tony was named Senior Vice President of Professional Sales January 1, 2013.
Senior Vice President of Information Systems
Steve has been an O'Reilly team member since 1992. He started with O'Reilly as a programmer and has worked diligently over the years to create technological solutions that have contributed significantly to our company’s success. During his career he has served as manager, director and most recently, vice president of Information Systems. He has been responsible for the retail development, warehouse management, and pricing system teams over the years. In addition, he's been part of our CCI/Triad cataloging and other projects that help departments function efficiently and improve productivity. In 2004 he was named Vice President of Information Systems and January 1, 2013 he was named Senior Vice President of Information Systems.
Senior Vice President of Distribution Operations
Greg Johnson has been an O’Reilly team member since 2001, when O'Reilly purchased Mid-State Automotive. His primary areas of responsibility are Distribution and Outbound Logistics. He began his career as a part-time stocker in the Nashville DC with Mid-State and advanced to Retail Systems Manager and Director of Information Systems. With O’Reilly he has served as WMS Systems Development Manager, Director of Distribution, and Vice President of Distribution. He has been in his current position as Senior Vice President since September 2007.
Senior Vice President of Inventory Management
Randy Johnson has been an O’Reilly team member since 1973. His primary areas of responsibility are Inventory Management, Purchasing, Inbound Logistics, and Store Design. He began his career in the Springfield DC working in the stocking, shipping and will call counter departments, and was promoted to Customer Service Manager in 1976. He continued to progress with the development of the Inventory Control Department as Inventory Control Manager and Vice President of Store Inventory Management. He has been in his current position as Senior Vice President of Inventory Management since October 2010.
Senior Vice President of Merchandise
Mike Swearengin has been an O'Reilly team member since 1993. His primary areas of responsibility are Merchandise, Pricing, and Advertising. His O'Reilly career started as an employee in a store later acquired by O’Reilly, he then became Product Manager, a position he held for four years. From there he advanced to Senior Product Manager, Director of Merchandise and Vice President of Merchandise with responsibility for product mix and replenishment. He has been in his current position as Senior Vice President since 2004.