Blake M. Grams
Blake Grams was appointed vice president, global operations in June 2013. He has responsibility for all activities in operations globally, including engineering test services, procurement, manufacturing, order services, transportation and logistics.
Grams joined The Toro Company in 1998 from KPMG, LLP as manager, external reporting. He has held a number of critical finance roles, including director, corporate finance, and was named corporate controller in 2006. Grams was appointed vice president, corporate controller in 2008.
Grams graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Clare with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration. He is currently a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International (FEI) – Twin Cities. He also serves on the boards of the Minnesota Zoo Foundation and The Toro Foundation.