Renee J. Peterson
Renee Peterson joined The Toro Company as vice president, finance and Chief Financial Officer in 2011 from Eaton Corporation. She also served as Treasurer from 2013 to 2020. Her background also includes extensive work experience with Honeywell International.
Peterson is responsible for all financial areas of the company, including tax, controllership, internal audit, corporate liability and risk management, banking relations and investor relations. She also has responsibility for information services technology.
Peterson earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Saint Cloud State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. She serves on the board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. and The Toro Foundation. Peterson also serves as the chair of the Advisory Council of the St. Cloud State University Herberger Business School.