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April 19, 2022

UPS Chief to Speak at Commencement

UPS CEO Carol B. Tomé is the featured speaker for the 2022 Berry College Commencement May 7.

Tomé serves as board member for Verizon Communications, Inc. and is a board trustee for Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation and the  Atlanta Botanical Garden. She is also a member of The Committee of 200, The Buckhead Coalition, The Business Council and the International Business Council of The World Economic Forum.

A native of Jackson, Wyoming, Tomé has a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Wyoming and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Denver. 

Before joining UPS, Tomé served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Home Depot, Inc., one of the world’s largest retailers. She joined the company in 1995 as vice president and treasurer. Tomé began her career as a commercial lender with United Bank of Denver (now Wells Fargo) and then spent several years as director of banking for Johns-Mansville Corporation. Prior to joining The Home Depot, she was vice president and treasurer of Riverwood International Corporation.

The graduation ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on the field of Valhalla stadium, with 383 students scheduled to receive their undergraduate degrees. Graduate program ceremonies are held May 5 and 6.

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