Robert S. Walter

Board of Directors

Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerScotts Lawn Service
Marysville, OH

Board of Directors, National Church Residences

Robert Walter is in his second term as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Scotts Lawn Service, a wholly-owned $250 million subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.  Walter, who has been with Scotts since 2001, served as the CFO of Scotts Lawn Service from 2009 to 2011 and then returned to the position in 2014. In between he served as the Vice President of Finance (Advertising, Marketing and Innovation) for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Previously, Walter was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Smith and Hawken, a $250 million subsidiary located in San Francisco from 2007 to 2009.  Before coming to Scotts, Walter worked as a Senior Auditor at Deloitte LLP as the supervisor of a team of eight accountants with a concentration in manufacturing and retail environments.

A progressive business leader with a record of sound financial guidance in domestic and international markets, Walter joined the National Church Residences Board of Directors in January 2010.

He is an honors graduate from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. He is affiliated with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and well as the Ohio Society of CPAs.