Board of Directors
Charles Jemley is a Director and joined the Board in 2017. Mr. Jemley is also the chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Since January, Mr. Jemley has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dutch Brother Coffee Company. Mr. Jemley also served in various capacities at Starbucks through January 2018, including as Senior Vice President at Starbucks where he led finance for a number of global functions. Mr. Jemley joined Starbucks in February 2006 as part of the original leadership team based in Shanghai, China charged with growing the China market shortly after Starbucks began raising its China equity positions. Since returning to the United States in 2008, Mr. Jemley held a number of senior finance positions, the vast majority of which involved scaling Starbucks international business, including leading its international store development program in 2015. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Jemley had a 16-year career with Yum! Brands (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell). At Yum, his responsibilities included CFO Yum China from 2004 through 2005, vice president business planning Yum International in 2003, leading US real estate and development for the KFC brand in 2001 and 2002. Mr. Jemley received his B.A. in accounting from the University of Louisville and holds an MBA from the University of Washington.