The Home Depot Leadership


Carol B. Tomé

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President – Corporate Services

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, financial services and strategic business development. Her corporate finance duties include financial reporting and operations, financial planning and analysis, 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.

In 2003, Carol joined the UPS board of directors and currently serves as chair of the audit committee. From January 2008 through December 2013, Carol served as a board member for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, in both a board chair and board vice-chair capacity. In 2012, she chaired the board of The Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the second woman chair in the organization’s 150-year history.

Carol serves as Chair of the Policy Advisory Board for the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and Chair of the board of trustees for the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Further, she is a trustee of Grady Hospital and a member of The Committee of 200 and The Buckhead Coalition.

Carol’s past recognitions include:

  • The Wall Street Journal: Top 5 Best Chief Financial Officers
  • Fortune magazine: Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
  • Junior Achievement of Georgia: Business Hall of Fame Laureate
  • University of Wyoming: Distinguished Alumna award 
  • Georgia CFO Roundtable: CFO of the Year award
  • Forbes magazine: World’s 100 Most Powerful Women
  • University of Denver: Honorary Ph.D. in business

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.