The Home Depot Leadership

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Richard McPhail

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Richard McPhail serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Home Depot and is responsible for managing the company’s financial performance, as well as capital allocation, investor relations, tax, treasury, corporate strategy and strategic business development. 

Richard joined The Home Depot in 2005 and has served in senior roles in strategic planning, financial planning, business development, real estate, international financial management and as the primary finance partner to all main commercial functions. 

Previously, Richard was executive vice president of corporate finance with Marconi Corporation in England. He also held positions with Wachovia Securities and Arthur Andersen.

Richard serves on the executive committee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber and is a member of the board of trustees of Odyssey Atlanta, Zoo Atlanta and The Westminster Schools. He earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and in business management from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.