Alan Gardner has been appointed to the Comerica Incorporated Board of Directors.
Gardner is the Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. (Frontier Communications). Angulo will serve as a member of the board’s Enterprise Risk Committee, and Gardner will serve as a member of the board’s Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee.
“The experience and expertise that Alan bring from his respective field make him highly valuable additions to our Board of Directors,” said Curt Farmer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Comerica Incorporated. “I look forward to working with him and continuing Comerica’s efforts to deliver growth for our shareholders, colleagues and communities.
Gardner is responsible for developing and executing the human resources and real estate strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction in his role as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Frontier Communications, which he has held since 2021. Prior to his current role, Gardner spent 19 years at Verizon Communications Inc. and its affiliates (Verizon) in various leadership positions, most recently as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, a position he held from 2015 to 2019. In this role, he led Human Resources centers of excellence for employees around the globe. Prior to his experience at Verizon, Gardner served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at GTE Corporation from 1989 to 2000.
An active member in both the Human Resources industry and the community, Gardner serves on the board of WorldatWork, a global non-profit association for rewards and Human Resources professionals; is on the board of A Call to Men, a non-profit organization educating men and boys on healthy, respectful manhood with a focus on ending violence, discrimination and oppression; and is a member of the University of North TexasEngineering Dean’s Board of Councilors.
Gardner holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from the University of North Texas; a management certificate from the Management Institute for Engineers, Computer Professionals and Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin; and a Master of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.