The Home Depot Leadership

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Richard McPhail

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Richard McPhail was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Home Depot in September 2019. He is responsible for the planning, analysis and management of the Company’s financial performance, business investment and capital allocation. His corporate finance responsibilities include financial reporting and operations, commercial financial services, internal audit, investor relations, treasury and tax.

Prior to his current role, Richard served in senior executive roles at The Home Depot in strategic planning, financial planning, business development, real estate, international financial management, and as the primary finance partner to all our main commercial functions.

Richard joined The Home Depot in 2005.  Previously, Richard was executive vice president of corporate finance with Marconi Corporation plc in London, England. Richard also held positions with Wachovia Securities and with 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.