President − Northern Division
Joe McFarland is president of the Northern Division of The Home Depot. He joined the company in 1993 and is responsible for the sales and operations of 795 stores in 24 Midwest and Northeastern states and leads a team of more than 110,000 associates.Most recently, Joe served as president of the Western Division. Previously, he served as a regional vice president in the company’s NY Metro Region where he directed the operations of 94 stores across northern New Jersey, New York City’s five boroughs, Long Island and Connecticut. Prior to that position, he was the regional vice president of the NJ Metro Region for two years.Joe began his career with the company as an electrical sales associate in southern California. He has held various store positions, including department supervisor; assistant store manager; store manager in Orange County and Los Angeles; and district manager in Los Angeles, Hawaii and Atlanta.Before joining The Home Depot, Joe served his country for six years. The former United States Marine is a Gulf War veteran.