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H&R Block Celebrates Top Performing Franchisees for Their Bold Commitment to Client Experience and Company Transformation

Three Featured Franchisees of the Year, the Elite 25, and Top 100 were celebrated at the company’s Frontline Forum

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) recently revealed its Featured Franchisees of the Year during the company’s Frontline Forum virtual general session. This recognition is given annually to franchisees who are delivering strong business performance and driving meaningful growth toward the company’s transformation.

In addition to the three Featured Franchisees of the Year, franchisees representing H&R Block’s Elite 25 and Top 100 distinctions were celebrated at Frontline Forum, a blend of virtual and in-person learning experiences in three locations – Kansas City, Orlando, and San Diego – that prepares franchisees and field leaders to improve clients’ tax season experience. These 128 men and women represent communities from across the country.

“Our top franchisees have shown an unwavering dedication to living out our purpose, which is to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere,” said Roxane Harris, Vice President of Block Advisors and Franchise Operations at H&R Block. “We are grateful for the human care and expertise they demonstrate day in and out and couldn’t be more honored to recognize their hard work as we build momentum and excitement for the upcoming tax season.”

The 2023 H&R Block Featured Franchisees of the Year, Elite 25, and Top 100 include:

Featured Franchisees of the Year

  • Anthony Temple, Mich.
  • Lee Thibodeaux, La.
  • Johnny Welborn, Texas

Elite 25

  • Teresa Barton, Utah
  • Jeri Beckham, Texas
  • Frank Calise, Ariz.
  • Amber Canales, Mich.
  • Becky Carney, Tenn.
  • Diana Carpenter, N.Y.
  • Nathan Cour, Conn.
  • Vickie Croteau, Maine
  • Erick Enriquez, N.J.
  • Terri Henson, Texas
  • Bibiano Lopez, Ga.
  • Cathy Lindner, Fla.
  • Jason Moulton, Va.
  • Walter Pearson Jr., Texas
  • David Roy, Conn.
  • Keith Robertson, Texas
  • Pearl Sibadan, N.Y.
  • Aaron Skinner, Va.
  • Shelly Smith, Okla.
  • Anthony Temple, Mich.
  • Lee Thibodeaux, La.
  • Stephanie Thiel, N.M.
  • Melissa Walter, Ill.
  • Johnny Welborn, Texas
  • Denise Zaharoff, Ga.

Top 100

  • Katherine Allen, Colo.
  • Dee Ann Aydelott, Mo.
  • Teresa Barton, Utah
  • Farooq Bawa, Ill.
  • Kathleen Beard, Kan.
  • Jeri Beckham, Texas
  • Joan Bengford, Iowa
  • Velma Bjorgum, N.D.
  • Daniel Blamer, Mich.
  • Edward Bonaccorsi II, Mass.
  • Marilyn Bradley, Ky.
  • Maura Breslin, Vt.
  • Greg Bruley, Minn.
  • Robert Brun, Okla.
  • Denise Buettner, Ohio
  • Frank Calise, Ariz.
  • Amber Canales, Mich.
  • Albert Cappabianca, Conn.
  • Becky Carney, Tenn.
  • Diana Carpenter, N.Y.
  • Delores Carter, N.C.
  • Kirkland Casey, N.C.
  • Carla Chartier, La.
  • Donna Clifford, Idaho
  • Nathan Cour, Conn.
  • Vickie Croteau, Maine
  • Angela Cunningham, Texas
  • Sandra Cutting, R.I.
  • Lori Dagenhart, Md.
  • Kelly Dalton, Minn.
  • Wanda Delong, Va.
  • Jody Ehlers, Iowa
  • Erick Enriquez, N.J.
  • Dawn Every, N.Y.
  • Jose Felipe, N.Y.
  • Emiviala Fernandez, Fla.
  • Amie Fuller, Utah
  • Michelle Gillespie, Pa.
  • James Gobeli, Iowa
  • Melissa Gourgues, La.
  • Francis Grant, S.C.
  • Meg Hall, Ga.
  • Julie Hamilton, Ore.
  • Monica Hardeman, N.M.
  • Teri Harrier, Pa.
  • Mary Harris, Ill.
  • Rami Hashlamoun, Ill.
  • G. Thomas Hedrick, N.C.
  • Debra Henning, Pa.
  • Terri Henson, Texas
  • Kelly Holmes, S.C.
  • Molly Jordan, Ill.
  • Dalia Kainovic, Ill.
  • Shane Kamban, Ohio
  • Joanne Kopanski, N.C.
  • Lillie Lecher, Neb.
  • Timothy Lee, Calif.
  • Jacob Leier, N.D.
  • Cathy Lindner, Fla.
  • Rodrigo Lizo, N.J.
  • Bibiano Lopez, Ga.
  • Abul Masud, Calif.
  • Nyenatee Monger, Ky.
  • Jason Moulton, Va.
  • Mary Mullen, Mo.
  • Gail Orr, Va.
  • Judy Pair, Ga.
  • Stephen Parker, N.C.
  • Walter Pearson Jr., Texas
  • Patricia Wright-Reece, Fla.
  • Marie Reichelt, Calif.
  • Amanda Rhoton, Ind.
  • Christine Rischette, Minn.
  • Keith Robertson, Texas
  • David Roy, Conn.
  • Salomon Saucedo, Texas
  • Daylon Shearrer, Texas
  • Jean Shoner, Mich.
  • Pearl Sibadan, N.Y.
  • Aaron Skinner, Va.
  • David Smith, Fontanafredda PN, Italy
  • Shelly Smith, Okla.
  • Scott Spangler, Wis.
  • Mark Sternberg, N.J.
  • Paula Strasheim, Neb.
  • Surf Sweisford, Pa.
  • Anthony Temple, Mich.
  • Lee Thibodeaux, La.
  • Stephanie Thiel, N.M.
  • Maurice Tuttle, Ind.
  • Zachary Valentine, Colo.
  • Reychelle Vise, Fla.
  • Timothy Walsleben, Minn.
  • Melissa Walter, Ill.
  • Johnny Welborn, Texas
  • Tracy Willard, Maine
  • Christophe Wilson, N.C.
  • David Winter, Ga.
  • Denise Zaharoff, Ga.

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About H&R Block
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) provides help and inspires confidence in its clients and communities everywhere through global tax preparation services, financial products, and small-business solutions. The company blends digital innovation with human expertise and care as it helps people get the best outcome at tax time and also be better with money using its mobile banking app, Spruce. Through Block Advisors and Wave, the company helps small-business owners thrive with year-round bookkeeping, payroll, advisory, and payment processing solutions. For more information, visit H&R Block News.

For Further Information
  
Media Relations:Heather Woodard, (660) 864-3836, heather.woodard@hrblock.com
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Investor Relations:Michaella Gallina, (816) 854-3022, michaella.gallina@hrblock.com
 Jordyn Eskijian, (816) 854-5674, jordyn.eskijian@hrblock.com

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