Avery Island, LA
Edmund McIlhenny is currently Vice President and Director of Avery Island, Inc. He also serves as a Director of McIlhenny Company, a closely held corporation that manufactures and sells TABASCO brand products worldwide.
Mr. McIlhenny previously served as President of Jefferson City Ltd., President of Freshwater City Development Corporation, Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of The Exploration Company of Louisiana, and was a founding partner, along with his wife Pam, of Energy Partners, Ltd., a NYSE company. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also received a law degree from Tulane University, and is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association. McIlhenny serves on the Library Boards of the University of North Carolina and the College of Charleston. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board and founding member of the Louisiana Nature Conservancy, as a member of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, Chairman of the Board of Dauterive Hospital, and as a Director of the U.S. Trademark Association.
He is married to Pamela McIlhenny, and they have three daughters.