Craig Menear has served as CEO and president of The Home Depot since November 2014 and chairman since February 2015. Prior to becoming CEO, Craig held roles spanning merchandising, supply chain, store operations, sourcing, marketing and online in his more than 20 years with the company.
Prior to joining The Home Depot, Craig served in a variety of roles in mass, home center and specialty retailing in addition to previously operating an independent retail business.
Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. In 2017, he was honored with MSU’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his business accomplishments and commitment to philanthropic initiatives.
Craig currently serves on the board of directors of the Retail Industry Leaders Association; the Atlanta Committee for Progress, a partnership between the Mayor and top business, civic and academic leaders; and is an advisor to Junior Achievement Atlanta’s CEO related to the organization’s 3DE schools initiative. He also serves on the board of Camp Southern Ground, a program that helps disadvantaged kids and provides services to military personnel transitioning into civilian life. In addition to these efforts, his family is active in supporting the Salvation Army.