Jenniffer D. Deckard

Jenniffer D. Deckard

Jenniffer D. Deckard

Elected in 2019

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Covia Holdings Corporation

Bio

Jenniffer D. Deckard has been president and chief executive officer of Covia Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of minerals and materials solutions for the industrial and energy markets, since 2018. She served on the company’s board of directors until 2019. Previously, she was president, chief executive officer and director of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. from 2013–2018, when Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation merged to form Covia. Prior to that, Deckard held the titles of president from 2011–2013, vice president of finance and chief financial officer from 1999–2011, corporate controller from 1996–1999 and accounting manager from 1994–1996.

Jenniffer serves on the boards of RPM International, Inc. and the EDWINS Foundation, and has previously served on the boards of the Cleveland Foundation, The First Tee of Cleveland, and the Fairmount Santrol Foundation, as well as on the Visiting Committee for Case Western’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Jenniffer holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Tulsa and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.