William R. Tiefel, Lead Independent Director, CarMax, Inc., Retired Vice Chairman of Marriott International, Inc. and Chairman Emeritus of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
Mr. Tiefel retired as vice-chairman of Marriott International, Inc. and the chairman emeritus of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. in 2002. He joined Marriott Corporation in 1961. He was named president of Marriott Hotels and Resorts in 1989, president of Marriott Lodging in 1992, and vice-chairman of Marriott International and chairman of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in 1998. Mr. Tiefel has been a member of the CarMax board of directors since 2002, and he became chairman of the board in June 2007.