Richard P. Fox
Accounting, Financial Management
Richard P. “Rick” Fox was appointed to the board of directors for Frontdoor in October 2018. He serves as chair of the audit committee and is a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee. Fox served on the board of directors of ServiceMaster from March 2014 until the Spin-off, and has been an independent consultant since 2001. He has extensive experience in accounting and financial management roles and a deep understanding of financial reporting, internal accounting and financial control processes.
From 2000 to 2001, Fox was president and chief operating officer of CyberSafe Corporation, a global security software provider. He spent 28 years at Ernst & Young LLP, a global accounting firm, last serving as managing partner at the firm’s Seattle office. He currently serves on the board of directors of LiveRamp Holdings, Inc., a successor of Acxiom Corporation, an identity platform solution company; Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, a vertically integrated electrical utility serving the State of Arizona; and Univar Solutions, Inc., an international chemical distributor.
Previously, he served on the boards of Pendrell Corporation, an intellectual property investment and advisory firm, until 2014; Flow International Corporation, a machine tool manufacturer, until 2014; Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., an online travel company, until 2011; and PopCap Games, a developer and publisher of games, until it was acquired by Electronic Arts Inc. in 2011.
Fox is a certified public accountant in the State of Washington and holds a professional certificate in cybersecurity from Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Ohio University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.