Audrey Boone Tillman is executive vice president, Corporate Services for Aflac Incorporated. Ms. Tillman is responsible for all aspects of human resource management for Aflac’s more than 4,400 employees. She also oversees operations of the Facilities, Corporate Learning, and Strategic Sourcing & Procurement divisions. In 2011, she began overseeing Communicorp, Aflac’s for-profit printing company, and the Travel & Meetings division.
Ms. Tillman joined Aflac in January 1996 as a member of the Legal department and was promoted to second vice president in September 1997. She was promoted to vice president and senior associate counsel, Legal division, in September 2000. Her work as legal counsel to the Human Resources division led to her promotion to senior vice president, director of Human Resources, in August 2001 and ultimately to Corporate Services in 2008.
During her tenure, Aflac has received multiple honors from Training magazine’s Training Top 125, FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For for 15 consecutive years and Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Places for Working Mothers. Also, under her tenure, Aflac has been recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as one of its 40 Best Companies for Diversity for eight consecutive years, has appeared on LATINA Style magazine’s annual list of The 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for 13 years and was named to BusinessWeek’s Best Places to Launch a Career in 2008 and 2009.
Before joining Aflac, Ms. Tillman served as an associate professor at North Carolina Central University School of Law. From 1990 to 1993, she was an associate with the Smith, Helms, Mulliss and Moore law firm in Greensboro, N.C. She also served as a federal judicial law clerk to Judge Richard C. Erwin, U.S. District Court for North Carolina.
Ms. Tillman is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the North Carolina State Bar, and the Bar of the District of Columbia, and is a past chair of the corporate law section of the National Bar Association. She has also served as a director-at-large for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She served on Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue’s Workforce Development Task Force, part of the Commission for a New Georgia. Ms. Tillman has been named one of the Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America by Black Professionals magazine for two consecutive years. She also received the Office Depot Visionary Award, which recognizes her dedication, leadership ability, and commitment to achieve business success, shape the direction of her community, and to help improve the lives of women.
Ms. Tillman holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a juris doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. She is married with three children.