Maye Head Frei Biography

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Maye Head Frei
Former Chairman
Ram Tool Construction Supply Company
Birmingham, Alabama

Appointed: January 2021
Term expires: December 31, 2023

Maye Head Frei served as chairman of Ram Tool Construction Supply Company in Birmingham, Alabama, from 2017 until December 2021. Ram Tool Construction Supply Company, founded in 1967, is one of the largest providers of supplies to commercial construction markets in the United States. Before its acquisition in December 2021, the company had over $550 million in annual revenue, 1,600 employees, and operations in 18 states.

Before being named chair in 2017, Ms. Frei served in various roles at Ram Tool Construction Supply Company. She served as sales and marketing manager in 1997, operations coordinator from 1998 through 2001, chief operating officer from 2001 through 2010, and vice president of administration from 2010 through 2017.

Ms. Frei is a member of the board of directors of the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, ProAssurance Corporation, the Women's Fund of Birmingham, and the Hugh Kaul Foundation. She also serves as chair of the Birmingham Museum of Art, chair of the Highlands School Foundation, and secretary of the Alabama Trails Foundation. She is a member of the Birmingham Rotary Club, Yale Alumni Schools Committee, and Yale Club of Alabama.

Ms. Frei received her BA in history from Yale University.