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Dean's Advisory Council

Christian A. Garcia

Christian A. Garcia
(Retired) Chief Financial Officer

Christian A. Garcia has more than 30 years of financial leadership experience in the industrial services, automotive electronics, energy, software and business equipment industries. Mr. Garcia served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BrandSafway, a leading provider of industrial service solutions to commercial, industrial and infrastructure markets, from 2020 to 2023.

Prior to joining BrandSafway, Mr. Garcia was Chief Financial Officer of Weatherford International, an oilfield services company, and served as Chief Financial Officer of Visteon Corporation, a leading provider of automotive cockpit electronics. Previously, Mr. Garcia served as acting Chief Financial Officer of Halliburton, a leading energy company, where he progressed through a variety of leadership positions including Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, and Senior Vice President of Investor Relations.

Mr. Garcia currently serves as a board member of Tetra Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TTI). Between 2017 and 2019, Mr. Garcia served as board member and chairman of the audit committee for Keane Group.

Mr. Garcia has been consistently selected to the All-America Executive Team by Institutional Investor magazine based on a survey of more than 1,300 security analysts and investment professionals. In 2016, Mr. Garcia was ranked as one of the top CFOs in the Oil Equipment & Services Industry. He was awarded “IR Professional of the Year” in 2011 given to the top investor relations professional in the United States.

In 2020, Mr. Garcia has been selected as one of the Top 50 Financial Leaders by the National Diversity Council.

Mr. Garcia has a bachelor's degree in business economics from the University of the Philippines, and a master's degree in management from Purdue University.