David Tehle retired from Dollar General Corporation in 2015 as Executive Vice President and CFO, having served in that role for 11 years. Tehle was involved in taking the company private in 2007 with KKR and public again in 2009. Dollar General is a value discount retailer with a market cap of $52 billion with over 16,000 stores in 46 states.
Prior to Dollar General, Tehle served in a variety of financial roles for multiple companies including The Haggar Clothing Company, The Stanley Works and Texas Instruments. Currently, Tehle serves as a board member on US Foods Corporation in Chicago, Jack in the Box, Inc. in San Diego and National Vision, Inc. in Atlanta. Tehle is chairman of the audit committees of all three companies. He also served on the board of directors of Genesco, Inc. from 2016-2019.
Tehle holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.