Theresa Robbins Shea

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Theresa Robbins Shea, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Theresa Robbins Shea has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary since July 2021. Prior to joining Utz, Ms. Shea was Vice President & General Counsel of True Value Company, LLC, a hardware wholesaler that services independent hardware store owners. Before assuming that role in July of 2018, Ms. Shea served as Assistant General Counsel, Labor & Employment for True Value starting in December of 2007. During her tenure at True Value, Ms. Shea served as Executive Sponsor of the Inclusion & Diversity Council and True Value Foundation and led the internal COVID Crisis Team. From November of 2002 through December of 2007, Ms. Shea held the role of Senior Counsel at United Airlines, Inc., assisting the Company as it renegotiated all of its employment commitments during its post-09/11 bankruptcy. Earlier in her career, Ms. Shea worked as an associate for Seyfarth Shaw, an international law firm, out of its Chicago, Illinois office, focusing her practice in labor, employment and education law. Ms. Shea graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bronze Tablet in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Teaching of English and Magna Cum Laude in 1997 with a Juris Doctor Degree. Ms. Shea obtained a Certificate in Executive Management from the University of Notre Dame in 2015.