Our Leadership

Acosta is led by the best in the business — trusted partners and strategic advisors who are committed to the success of our clients and customers success.


Executive Team


Paul Wood
Executive Vice President, Walmart Team 

Paul Wood was named the Executive Vice President and Team Leader for the Acosta Walmart Team in August 2016. Acosta’s dedicated Walmart Team is co...


Board of Director


Gary R. Chartrand

Gary Chartrand became executive chairman in January 2009. Chartrand joined Acosta in 1983 as a business manager and subsequently was promoted to vic...


Board of Director


Robert Hill

Robert E. Hill Jr. was appointed Vice Chairman of Acosta in September 2016 after serving as President and CEO for the prior seven years. Hill is a ...


Board of Director


Anita Balaji

Anita Balaji is a Principal of The Carlyle Group, where she focuses on U.S. buyout investment opportunities in the consumer and retail sector. From ...


Board of Director


James (Jamie) E. Harris

In his current role as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC), Jamie Harris is responsible...


Board of Director


Sandra Horbach

Sandra Horbach is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, where she focuses on U.S. buyout investment opportunities in the consumer and retail ind...