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Jess Terry

Jess Terry

Chief People Officer

Mr. Terry joined Taylor Morrison as Chief People Officer in September 2016. Upon his arrival, he rebranded the Human Resources Department into People Services, a change that demonstrated the organization’s deeper commitment to its people and to fostering learning and development. Mr. Terry is responsible for leading all facets of the new People Services team and ensuring Taylor Morrison employees have the skills and training they need to be empowered and successful.

Mr. Terry’s career spans 20 years of human resources, operations and leadership experience at top-tier consumer products companies, as well as in the automotive, retail, and real estate sector. He offers a wealth of experience with organizational transformation, business turnarounds and building capability. Most recently, Mr. Terry served as Group Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer and Manufacturing for Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. now Kroger Co. Throughout his career Mr. Terry also held various senior human resources roles at Kraft Foods, Inc., Cummins, Inc. and operational roles at Dean Foods Company.

Mr. Terry was a former Board Member and Vice President for Roundy’s Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to relieving hunger and helping victims of domestic abuse. He has also volunteered as an executive council member for the Hunger Task Force.

Mr. Terry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Silver Lake College and a MBA with a finance concentration from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.