Director - Debbie Reid
Deborah Reid is the Office Manager for Block Advisors Tax Services at both the Clarkson Rd and Warson Woods locations. Block Advisors is an expertise division of H&R Block specializing in assisting individuals with complex tax situations as well as small businesses, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts.
Debbie has been with the HR Block organization for 16 years in management and was chosen 2007-2010 as one 11 internal/external candidates in St Louis/10 in Denver to be Managing Principals in a special pilot program, Vantive Partners. Working closely with HRB CEO Mark Ernst and executive management, the Principals helped to develop the working business model for the Block Advisors expertise division nationwide.
After graduation from Michigan State University with a BS degree in Merchandising and Business, Debbie began her career with a major national department store chain. On the executive management track, she served her first position as Department Manager of Housewares in Akron, OH. Debbie was then promoted to Personnel Director of a large store in Mansfield, OH. She was responsible for all facets of Human Resources for 200+ employees, as well as setting up the newly mandated Federal EEOC Program with the company from its inception. Debbie’s next position was at the Regional Merchandising Unit in Baltimore, MD as Regional Merchandiser of Women’s Foundations, responsible for Budgets/Assortments/Regular and Promotional buys for that department in every store on the East Coast. Following this assignment, Debbie went to the Corporate Office in Chicago, IL where her assignment was as Regional Merchandiser of Housewares, responsible for all stores on the East Coast and West Coast.