Samone Word

Principal, HR Business Partner

Samone Word, who joined Avantax in 2023, provides strategic partnership to Avantax leaders and currently leads our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Council. She has more than 15 years of progressive human resources experience.

Prior to joining Avantax, she held several human resource leadership roles in industries ranging from consumer and financial services to technology. 

Samone has earned the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, a master’s degree in human resources management from Lindenwood University in Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.