Renee J. Peterson

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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.

    Our Company

    At The Toro Company, we take great pride in helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land. Founded in 1914, The Toro Company was built on a tradition of quality and caring relationships. Today, the company is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. Through a strong network of professional distributors, dealers and retailers in more than 125 countries, we proudly offer a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help golf courses, professional contractors, groundskeepers, agricultural growers, rental companies, government and educational institutions, and homeowners – in addition to many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world.