Posted March 14, 2013 at 11:55 am

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Stephanie Quinlan, H&R Block franchisee, has a team of 10 Tax Professionals with more than 220 years of tax preparation experience. H&R Block provides year round tax services as well as partnership and corporation returns, payroll and accounting for area businesses. Stephanie has been an active member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club for the past three years and enjoys networking with other members of the community.

Stephanie’s family moved to El Dorado Springs from Glen Ullin, N. D. in 1976. After graduating High School, Stephanie received her degree in Special Education from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. Her fearlessness may be the result of teaching Special Education for 2 1/2 years in the inner city of Kansas City. When the El Dorado Springs School System needed a Special Ed teacher, she returned home to teach for another 10 years.

She purchased the H&R Block franchise from Charles and Edith Winfiel in 2010. Stephanie is proud that all of the tax professionals and support staff that had been with the Winfiels for years have stayed with Stephanie through the transition.

Stephanie’s dad calls her every morning at 6:30 a.m., generally to discuss the weather for the day. She also talks to her sister on the phone nearly every day. One item on her bucket list is to run the Marine Corps Marathon. She enjoys reading biographies and books about various religions. Stephanie, her husband, Pete, and their children live next door to her parents, keeping family a priority in her life.

Stephanie believes that the Chamber of Commerce is a vital community organization providing benefits for local businesses as well as consumers and is proud to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors.