Renee J. Peterson
Renee Peterson joined The Toro Company as vice president, finance and CFO in 2011 from Eaton Corporation. Her background also includes extensive work experience with Honeywell International. She was appointed Treasurer in July 2013.
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, business development and facilities.
Peterson earned her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Saint Cloud State University, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc., the Greater Twin Cities United Way and The Toro Foundation. Peterson also serves as the chair of the Advisory Council of the St. Cloud State University Herberger Business School.