Gretchen LumsdenDirector, Leadership and Executive Development
The Home Depot
Gretchen Lumsden is Director of Leadership and Executive Development at The Home Depot. In this capacity, Gretchen has responsibility for the leadership development strategy across all levels of leadership. Her team develops solutions targeting all stages of a leader’s journey including onboarding, continuous development, and high potential programs. Prior to assuming her current role, Gretchen held positions of increasing responsibility in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organizational Development, and Executive Development.
Before joining The Home Depot in August of 2004, Gretchen was with General Mills, serving for six years in various Human Resources and Finance positions.
Gretchen is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota.
Gretchen currently resides in Roswell, Georgia with her husband and young twins.