Daniels Voices of Experience, Carol Tomé, CFO of Home Depot



Carol Tomé, CFO of Home Depot

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
6-7:30 p.m., networking reception to follow
The Newman Center for Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.

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. She provides leadership in the areas of real estate, store construction, financial services, strategic business development and growth initiatives. Her corporate finance duties include financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, financial operations, divisional finance, internal audit, investor relations, treasury and tax.

Carol joined The Home Depot in 1995. Prior to that, 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 2003, Carol joined the UPS board of directors and serves as chair of the audit committee. In January 2008, she joined the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and serves as chair of the board.

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 2012, Carol will chair the board of The Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.

Carol was recognized with the 2009 Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans award by BDN Network and the 2009 CFO of the Year award by the CFO Roundtable. She ranked No. 16 in Forbes magazine's 2008 list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women and was included in The Wall Street Journal's list of 50 Women to Watch in 2007.

Carol holds a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Denver.

Voices of Experience speaker series is a free event and open to the public.
We also offer CLE/CPE/CEU and NACD credits for attending.

If you have any questions please contact Kate Sparks
at kate.sparks@du.edu or 303.871.2444.  

 This Voices of Experience program is part of Daniels Week - our annual week-long celebration filled with fun, camaraderie and activities promoting sustainability, entrepreneurship, innovation and inclusive excellence. For more information on other Daniels Week activities, please click here.