Richard (Rick) Kelson, Chairman of the Board - Ingevity; President and CEO - ServCo

Rick is chairman of the board of directors for Ingevity. He has been the chairman, president and chief executive officer of ServCo since 2009. He also served as an operating advisor with Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P. from 2006 to 2010. Prior to this, Rick was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Alcoa, Inc. for nearly a decade, retiring in 2006 as chairman’s counsel. He previously served as Alcoa’s executive vice president – Environment, Health and Safety and general counsel, and as a member of their Executive Council. Rick served as a member of the boards of directors for MeadWestvaco Corporation (now WestRock Company) from 2002 to 2015, and Anadigics, Inc. from 2015 to 2016. He has also served on the boards of directors of Commercial Metals Company since 2010, where he is lead director; and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. since 2002. Rick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh.