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O'Reilly Executive Management
David O'Reilly Chairman of the Board David O'Reilly has been with the company full time since 1972, after working summers and part time for several years prior. 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. David has worked in almost all capacities within the company. 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 Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Tom McFall joined Team O’Reilly in 2006 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 2008, Tom was named Executive Vice President and CFO. Tom’s primary areas of responsibility are Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, 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 and 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 Supply Chain
Greg Johnson has 32 years of auto parts experience, joining O’Reilly in 2001 when O'Reilly purchased Mid-State Automotive. His primary area of responsibility is all company supply chain functions. 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 Warehouse Management System Development Manager, Director of Distribution, Vice President of Distribution, and Senior Vice President of Distribution Operations. In 2014, Greg was promoted to Executive Vice President of Supply Chain.
Executive Vice President of Store Operations and Sales
Jeff Shaw has been an O'Reilly team member since 1991. 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 Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations in 2004. On January 1, 2013, he was named Executive Vice President of Store Operations and Sales, and in 2014 assumed responsibility of Real Estate, Jobber Sales, and Acquisitions.
Executive Vice President of Expansion
Ted Wise has been an O’Reilly team member since 1970. Ted’s primary areas of responsibility is focused on O’Reilly Expansion. He began his O’Reilly career as a delivery driver, was promoted to store manager in 1973 and became the company’s 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.
Senior Vice President of Professional Sales Tony Bartholomew has been an O'Reilly team member since 1982. Tony started as a delivery specialist 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 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 Eastern Store Operations and Sales Brad Beckham has been an O’Reilly team member since 1996. Brad has served in various roles including parts specialist, store manager, district manager, regional manager, and divisional vice president. In 2012, Brad moved into the role of Vice President of Eastern Store Operations and Sales. In 2014, Brad was named Senior Vice President of Eastern Operations and Sales, with responsibility in Store Operations and Sales in our Eastern Operations.
Senior Vice President of Western Store Operations and Sales Keith Childers has been an O’Reilly team member since 2000. Keith has more than 37 years of auto parts experience and served in various roles. He was the Regional Manager over the Arkansas region, and in 2008, Keith took on a critical leadership role in the successful integration of stores and management teams in the CSK acquisition. He served as Vice President of CSK Store Operations Integration until 2010 when he was named the Vice President of Western Store Operations and Sales. In 2014, Keith was named Senior Vice President of Western Store Operations and Sales, with responsibility in Store Operations and Sales in our Western Operations.
Senior Vice President of Distribution Larry has been an O'Reilly team member since 2008. Larry has more than 39 years of distribution and logistics related experience. Larry began his career on the shipping docks with Fleenor's Auto in Indiana. Larry has served in distribution supervision and has served as a DC Manager with Fleenor's Auto and Perry Drug stores AutoWorks division. Larry served as a director, vice president and senior vice president with CSK Auto responsible for distribution, transportation, special orders, and replenishment. He served as Western division Vice President and Vice President of Distribution prior to his promotion to Senior Vice President of Distribution Operations in November 2014.
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, in 1997 to Director of Inventory Control, and in 2004 to 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 Information Systems
Jeff Lauro joined Team O'Reilly in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Information Systems. His primary responsibilities include application development, enhancements, and operations for all major business systems supporting retail store operations, distribution operations, online e-commerce, mobile applications, and the business and financial data systems. Jeff has 28 years of information technology experience, with 24 years in the Retail industry. Prior to O'Reilly, Jeff was responsible for all aspects of Information Technology at Payless Holdings, including solution delivery, infrastructure and operations, and enterprise architecture. Prior to Payless Holdings, Jeff worked for 10 years at The TJX Companies, Inc. as the Vice President of Global IT Service Delivery Director as well as serving a four-year assignment as Vice President of TJX Canada.
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.