Southeastern Board Member Since: September 2013
Joseph M. ("Trey") Loughran oversees Equifax’s consumer business that provides credit monitoring and identity management solutions to customers across the U.S. and Canada. Promoted to this position in December 2009, Loughran previously led the company's corporate development efforts, including leading global mergers and acquisitions and the company’s business expansion in new international markets including Russia and India.
Loughran joined Equifax after being at BellSouth Corp., where he held a number of leadership positions, including Managing Director of the company's Corporate Strategy and Planning department. During his five-year tenure at BellSouth, he also served as Executive Director of Marketing in BellSouth's Interconnection Services unit.
Prior to joining BellSouth, he helped launch Global Food Exchange, an Internet-based software company, and was its Chief Financial Officer and head of Corporate Development. He also served nearly four years as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Previous to McKinsey, he served as an attorney with King & Spalding in Atlanta and as an investment banking analyst with Lazard Frères & Co. in New York.
Loughran holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar, and a law degree from Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a member of The National Board of Directors of The Be The Match Foundation, and Leadership Atlanta.