Brian McPheely, '78

Brian McPheelyProfessional Association: CEO, Pratt Industries, Inc.

Education: B.A., Albion College, 1978.

McPheely, who earned his B.A. in economics and management and visual arts, has served since 2009 as chief executive officer of Pratt Industries, where he is responsible for all aspects of the North American company including containerboard, corrugated products, technology and recycling.

He began his career as a packing industry sales representative and eventually moved up to general management with the Georgia Box Group. He also served as general manager of specialty packaging for Visy Industries in Australia.