Teri Poulton serves as BP’s Director, Strategic Relationships on the US Communications & External Affairs team. She manages BP’s veteran outreach in support of the company’s commitment to American communities and the recruitment of US service members. Teri also leads the BP Veteran Business Resource Group, a national network of veterans, reservists, military family members and other supporters. In both roles, she is dedicated to promoting BP’s values by supporting those who serve our country and helping to attract top veteran talent.
Before joining BP in January 2013, Teri completed a successful 20-year career as an officer and aviator in the US Air Force.
A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, she piloted aircraft and deployed around the world and was selected as a squadron commander. Teri also served as a Presidential Advance Agent and, at the Pentagon, supported public affairs and communications on the immediate staffs of the Secretary of the Air Force and two Secretaries of Defense.
Teri resides in Katy, Texas with her children Madelyn, Hanna and Mitchell.