Darren L. Hicks has over 20 years of human resources management experience with Vulcan Materials Company, the leading aggregate producer in the U.S. He currently is the Vice President of Human Resources for the Corporate Office, the Southern and Gulf Coast Division and Mexico operations.
He joined Vulcan Materials Company in 1994, and he has held a variety of positions in human resources. Prior to returning to Birmingham in 2011, Darren served as director of human resources for the Southwest Division based in San Antonio, Texas. Earlier roles at Vulcan include manager of human resources/safety and health in the SGC Division and human resources specialist at the corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama.
Hicks earned his bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and a MBA from the University of Alabama. He is active in his community and currently serves as a member of the board of directors for The Literacy Council. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Leadership Birmingham 2013.
Darren, his wife Teresa, and two daughters live in Birmingham, Alabama. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, golf, and spending time with his family.