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H&R Block names Franchisees of the Year

H&R Block has recognized three of its franchisees for leading in growth areas and providing help to clients and communities.

Winners were selected from among franchisees who led results in revenue, products and client satisfaction, and who showcased community involvement, leadership and brand ambassadorship.

The H&R Block, Inc. logo is displayed in front of the company's flagship office in New York, U.S., on Friday, March 3, 2012. H&R Block, Inc. provides tax services to the general public, accounting and consulting services, and consumer financial and personal productivity software. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg
An H&R Block location in New York City

The Franchisees of the Year were Feroze Hanif (one to two offices) of Waukegan, Illinois; Nathan Cour (three to seven offices) of North Windham, Connecticut; and Cathy Menerey and T.J. Menerey (more than eight offices) of Cartersville, Georgia.

Feroze Hanif’s firm helps nearby schools, libraries and museums provide a safe learning environment. Hanif also serves as president of the Sunni Vohra Community of North America and is a STEM board member at College of Lake County and Lake County YWCA, among other activities.

Nathan Cour, an Enrolled Agent, is a member of the H&R Block Franchise Leadership Council, has sponsored youth baseball and adult basketball and soccer teams, and donated laptops to local elementary schools. He has also served as his church’s finance committee chair and taught personal finance classes.

The franchise of mother and son Cathy and T.J. Menerey has added planning and audit and business services to tax prep. They provided more than 200 backpacks filled with school supplies and 4,000 notebooks to 30 schools in January alone.

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