Joined the Board: 2010
Committee: Strategic Planning and Finance (Chairman); Compensation, Nominating and Governance
Prior to joining Wake Forest University, Steven had a distinguished 23-year career with PepsiCo, Inc., where he served as chairman of the board from 2006 to 2007, and chairman and CEO from 2001 to 2006. Previously, Steven was PepsiCo’s president and chief operating officer from 1999 to 2001 and chairman and CEO of Frito-Lay’s worldwide operations from 1996 to 1999.
Steven has served as a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Marriott International, Inc., all since 2007. He previously served as a director of Johnson & Johnson from 2003 to 2008 and of American Express Company from 2007 to 2015 . He is also a member of the board of trustees for The Cooper Institute. Steven is also a member of the board of directors of Chick-fil-A, Inc., the board of trustees for The Cooper Institute and the United States Naval Academy Foundation