Board of Directors

Board of Directors


 

 

Kim LubelKim LubelChairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of CSTKim joined CST Brands, Inc. after over 15 years of service with Valero, having served as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 2007 until accepting her current position in January 2013. Before coming to CST Brands, Kim specialized in mergers & acquisitions with a Fort Worth, Texas based law firm. Kim holds a B.A. in Spanish and in International Studies from Miami University (Ohio), an M.A. in International Relations from Baylor University, and her J.D. from the University of Texas School Of Law. Kim is a 2009 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.
Alan SchoenbaumAlan SchoenbaumLead Director, Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Rackspace Hosting, IncAlan Schoenbaum is our lead independent director. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Rackspace Hosting, Inc., a publicly traded cloud computing company based in San Antonio, Texas, a position he held from December 2005 until February 2014 when he retired from the general counsel position. He is currently serving as special counsel to Rackspace. Prior to joining Rackspace, Mr. Schoenbaum was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Schoenbaum’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes, and skills include the knowledge and experience (particularly his expertise in mergers and acquisitions) he has attained through his years of service as an officer of a publicly traded corporation and as partner of a major law firm.
Donna M. BolesDonna M. BolesRetired Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Becton, Dickinson and CompanyDonna M. Boles served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology company, a position she held from 2005 to Sept. 2013. Prior to that, Ms. Boles served as Vice President, Human Resources for the BD Medical division since 2001. She joined Becton, Dickinson and Company in 1973 and served in progressively responsible roles across multiple business segments since. Ms. Boles’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include the knowledge and management experience she has attained through her years of service as an officer of a global, publicly traded corporation.
Roger G. BurtonRoger G. BurtonFormer partner in Arthur Anderson LLP, CPARoger G. Burton is a Certified Public Accountant. He served as a partner of Arthur Andersen LLP from 1981 to 2002. After retiring from Arthur Andersen LLP, Mr. Burton founded his own financial consulting, auditing and litigation support services firm, Roger G. Burton, CPA. His pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include public accounting and financial reporting expertise (including extensive experience as a CPA) and managerial experience attained from serving as chief executive of his own financial services firm.
Ruben M. EscobedoRuben M. EscobedoCertified Public AccountantRuben M. Escobedo is a Certified Public Accountant. He owned and operated his public accounting firm, Ruben Escobedo & Company, CPAs, in San Antonio, Texas since its formation in 1977 through 2007. Mr. Escobedo also serves as a director of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., and he has served as a director of Valero or its former parent company since 1994. Mr. Escobedo’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes, and skills include public accounting and financial reporting expertise (including extensive experience as a CPA), managerial experience attained from serving as chief executive of his own accounting firm, the knowledge and experience he has attained from service on the boards of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. and Valero.
Denise IncandelaDenise IncandelaPresident of Digital and Global Ecommerce of Ralph Lauren CorporationMs. Incandela is President of Digital and Global Ecommerce for the Ralph Lauren Corporation where she oversees global ecommerce, digital marketing, social media, customer relationship marketing, customer analytics, and all omni channel initiatives. Previously, Denise served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Saks Fifth Avenue, where she oversaw Saks Direct and Saks Fifth Avenue’s marketing programs including, advertising, sales promotions, loyalty, digital marketing / social media, customer analytics and market research. She joined Saks in 1999 to build and launch Saks.com from the ground up and was instrumental in driving Saks’ significant digital presence and ecommerce growth. Previously, Denise worked at McKinsey & Company’s New York Office, where she was a leader of their Retail practice and served Saks Fifth Avenue as a consultant for five years. Prior to joining McKinsey, Denise worked at Shearson Lehman Brothers and American Express. Ms. Incandela is also a member of the Board of Advisors for The Wharton School’s Jay H. Barker Retailing Center. Ms. Incandela’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include management experience, retail expertise, and perspective gained through her positions described above. She was elected to CST’s Board of Directors in June 2013.
William G. MollWilliam G. MollFormer President and Chief Executive Officer of Alamo Public Telecommunications CouncilWilliam G. Moll, prior to his retirement, was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alamo Public Telecommunications Council (KLRN-TV, San Antonio, Texas) from 2009 to 2012. From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Moll served in various roles at Clear Channel Communications, Inc., including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Channel Television from 2000 to 2006 and as Chairman of Clear Channel Television from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Moll’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes, and skills include the knowledge and experience (particularly his expertise in communications and advertising) he has attained through his years of service as an officer of publicly traded corporations and telecommunications organizations.
Stephen SmithStephen SmithFormer co-CEO of Cara Operations LimitedStephen Smith served as CFO of the Toronto-based restaurant chain owner and operator, Cara Operations Limited during his tenure from 2007 through 2013. Mr. Smith is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has extensive financial and operational experience in the restaurant and grocery industries. Previously, he served for 22 years as an executive of Canadian grocer, Loblaw Companies Limited. Mr. Smith’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include extensive hands-on operational, financial, and managerial experience in complex, highly competitive retail environments. Currently, Mr. Smith serves as a director, and chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for the Metro Toronto Convention Center and St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation.
Joseph V. Topper, Jr.Joseph V. Topper, Jr.President and Chief Executive Officer of CrossAmericaEffective October 1, 2014, Joseph V. Topper, Jr. was named President and Chief Executive of CrossAmerica GP, the general partner of CrossAmerica Partners LP, formerly Lehigh Gas Partners LP. Mr. Topper was Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Lehigh Gas GP, the general partner of Lehigh Gas Partners LP since December 2011. Mr. Topper has 25 years of management experience in the wholesale and retail fuel distribution business. In 1987, Mr. Topper purchased his family's retail fuel business and five years later founded our predecessor, where he has been the Chief Executive Officer since 1992. Mr. Topper currently serves on the Board of Directors of CST Brands, Inc., the Board of Trustees for Villanova University and the Board of Directors for Lehigh Valley PBS. He is the past President of the board for Lehigh Valley PBS and the Lehigh Valley PBS Foundation and previously served as a board member for the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Allentown. Mr. Topper holds a master of Business Administration degree from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University. Mr. Topper is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Michael WargotzMichael WargotzChairman of Axcess VenturesMichael Wargotz has served since July 2011 as the Chairman of Axcess Ventures, an affiliate of Axcess Luxury and Lifestyle, a business development agency for prestige and ultra-luxury brands. From August 2010 to June 2011, Mr. Wargotz served as the Chief Financial Officer of The Milestone Aviation Group, LLC, a global aviation leasing company. From August 2009 to July 2010, Mr. Wargotz served as the Co Chairman of Axcess Luxury and Lifestyle. From December 2006 to August 2009, Mr. Wargotz served as the Chief Financial Advisor of NetJets, Inc., an aviation services provider, and from June 2004 to November 2006, he was a Vice President of NetJets. Mr. Wargotz is a founding partner of Axcess Solutions, LLC, a strategic alliance, brand development and partnership marketing consulting firm, which originated in 2001. Mr. Wargotz also serves as a director of the publicly traded companies, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and Resources Connection Inc. Mr. Wargotz’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes, and skills include management experience, financial expertise, branding knowledge and compliance expertise and perspective gained through his responsibilities with the companies described above.

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