Dallas Clement

Audit Committee Chair

Truist Financial

Current public company boards: Truist Financial

Prior public company boards: Bitauto Holdings, Great Elm Group, Santa Monica Media 

Executive experience: Dallas Clement is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company. He is responsible for the company’s treasury, financial reporting and control, as well as tax, audit and financial planning and analysis functions. He also oversees public policy, supply chain services, sustainability operations, information technology, risk management and legal.

Previously, Dallas served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for the company’s Cox Automotive division, the largest automotive marketplace and leading provider of software solutions to auto dealers throughout the US. He led all finance, legal, real estate, technology, strategy and corporate development functions across Cox Automotive’s financial services, wholesale auctions, digital media, software-as-a-service and international businesses. In addition, Dallas had accountability for Cox Automotive’s financial services unit, NextGear. Prior to the formation of Cox Automotive, Clement served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of AutoTrader Group for three years. 

Dallas also spent 2 years at Cox Communications, where he held a variety of roles, including executive vice president and chief strategy and product management officer. 

Additional information: In 24, he received the National Cable Television Association Vanguard Award for Young Leadership. He serves on the board of the Atlanta Beltline Partnership, the Technology Association of Georgia, and Junior Achievement of Georgia.

Dallas received a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard College and a master’s degree in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University.