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Elisa D. Garcia C.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Elisa joined Office Depot in 2007. She has global responsibility for all legal, investor relations and government relations matters. In addition, Elisa is responsible for global compliance, comprised of loss prevention, risk management and internal audit.
Elisa is a graduate of St. John's University School of Law in New York (1985), and also received a joint BA/MS in Political Science and Management and Policy Sciences from W. Averell Harriman College, State University of New York at Stony Brook (1980). Her memberships include the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and the National Hispanic Society of MBAs. Prior to joining Office Depot, Elisa served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Domino's Pizza, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Prior to joining Domino's, Elisa served as Latin American Regional Counsel for Philip Morris International, and Corporate Counsel for GAF Corporation, one of the largest building products companies in North America. Elisa began her legal career with the New York firm of Willkie, Farr &Gallagher. Prior to becoming an attorney, Elisa was a developing country energy analyst.
Elisa served as President of the Michigan Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, as well as in several other officer positions. She was a member of the Board from 2000 to 2007. Elisa also served as a Board member for the ACC Michigan Foundation that awarded scholarships to law students interested in corporate legal career. Elisa also served on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce from 2005-2007. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.