Debra Richards

Senior Planning Associate

Debra joined the Clearstead Private Client Group in 2021.  As a Senior Associate, Debra provides analytical support, consultation, and advice in all aspects of tax, financial, and investment planning services for high-net-worth clients.

Prior to joining Clearstead, Debra owned an accounting firm servicing small businesses and business owners in the Chicago area.  Debra received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a Master of Accountancy from Kaplan University.  Debra is a licensed Enrolled Agent and is a member of National Association of Enrolled Agents and the Ohio Society of Enrolled Agents.

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