Rich McClure is President of UniGroup, the parent of United Van Lines, Mayflower, UniGroup Relocation, and UniGroup Logistics. He came to the UniGroup companies in 1995 as executive vice president/chief operating officer of United Van Lines and has also served as president of UniGroup Worldwide prior to being appointed to his current position in April 2002.
Prior to joining United, Mr. McClure was a banking executive with Central Bancompany of Missouri. Early in his career, he held public policy positions as chief of staff for then-Missouri Governor and former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft; and as deputy chief of staff to Governor Jim Thompson of Illinois; also serving in the Governor’s cabinet as director of Illinois' central management services.
Mr. McClure earned his bachelor's degree in management from Missouri State University and his master's degree in public administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. He serves on the Executive Committee and the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and on the executive committee of St. Louis Civic Progress. Outside of these civic affiliations, he serves on the Board of the United Way of Greater St. Louis, as regional chair of Teach for America, and is President of the St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Rich and his wife of 35 years, Sharon, have two married children. They co-chaired the large donor campaign of the St. Louis United Way in 2011 and together serve on the Board of Governors of Opportunity International, the largest faith-based microfinance bank. In 2011, they were the first husband and wife on the CBS show, Undercover Boss, featuring United Van Lines.