Debra (Debbie) Wood, JD/MBA, CPA, has joined FDH as chief financial officer (CFO). Ms. Wood brings to FDH a tremendous background as a financial executive and business leader in the telecommunications, technology, and financial services sectors. She started her career with Arthur Anderson and has served as CFO to private equity owned companies, ranging in revenue size from $30 – 200 million.
Ms. Wood is skilled in mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, and due diligence, and leading companywide systems implementations that reduce costs and promote financial growth.
She was recently recognized as a Dallas Business Journal CFO of the Year, a D CEO Magazine Outstanding CFO, and one of the most influential business leaders in North Texas. She currently serves as a leader on the Financial Executives International Dallas Chapter Executive Board.
Ms. Wood holds a JD/MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School and School of Law and is a graduate of DePaul University. She is a licensed CPA and lawyer in the State of Texas.
Ms. Wood will be based in FDH’s Raleigh headquarters office.