Nancy Sparks joined FedEx in 1984 and has held various positions with the Company in Memphis, Tennessee, Brussels, Belgium and Washington DC. Her undergraduate work was at the University of Pennsylvania and she received her law degree from the University of Virginia. At the present time, she provides legal support for postal and aviation regulation and other transportation-related regulations within the FedEx legal department as well as supervising international and domestic environment, export controls and economic sanctions, and restricted commodities matters. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including receiving the Federal Express' Five Star Award, its highest award for employee excellence, four times. She is a member of the board of directors of the International Aviation Club (Washington) and is also the chair of the Industry Affairs Committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).