September 19, 2013
Carol B. Tomé has served as chief financial officer since May 2001 and was named executive vice president of corporate services at The Home Depot in January 2007. Before joining The Home Depot in 1995, she was vice president and treasurer of Riverwood International Corporation. Carol began her career as a commercial lender with United Bank of Denver (now Wells Fargo) and then spent several years as director of banking for the Johns-Manville Corporation.
In addition to her responsibilities at The Home Depot, Carol is also a member of the UPS board of directors and serves as chair of its audit committee. In addition, Carol currently serves as the deputy chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Board of Directors.
Community service is a priority for Carol. She is an active volunteer, serving as a member of The Committee of 200 and a member of the Atlanta Botanical Garden board of directors. In addition, Carol chaired the board of directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in 2012.
In 2012, The Wall Street Journal ranked Carol No. 2 on its list of the best chief financial officers in corporate America and Fortune Magazine listed her among the top 50 most powerful women in Business.