Kim Bowers serves as the Chairman, President & CEO of CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST), one of the largest independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. Based in San Antonio, Texas, CST employs nearly 12,000 Team Members at nearly 1,900 retail locations throughout the Southwestern United States and Eastern Canada. Kim joined CST Brands after over 15 years of service with Valero Energy Corporation, having served most recently as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 2007 until accepting her current position in January 2013. Kim also serves on the Board of Directors of Tulsa-based WPX Energy, Inc., an NYSE-listed exploration and production company.
Kim is very active in the San Antonio community. Since 2009, she has chaired United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County’s Partnership for Community Change, which oversees both traditional United Way funding as well as cutting-edge Targeted Community Impact work. Kim also serves on United Way’s Executive Committee and Board of Trustees. Kim served on the board of directors of Family Service Association, one of San Antonio’s oldest and largest non-profit agencies, from 2002-2009, serving as chair of the board from 2007-09. Kim also serves on the board of the United Ways of Texas.
Kim holds a B.A. in Spanish and in International Studies from Miami University (Ohio), an M.A. in International Relations from Baylor University, and her J.D. from the University of Texas School Of Law. Kim is a 2009 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.