Deborah 'Debbie' Lansford, a certified public accountant (CPA), joined CORT in May 2004 as corporate controller and was named to the chief financial officer position in September 2006.
Before joining CORT, Debbie held the position of vice president of finance and administration for a venture capital-backed technology company. She gained extensive financial experience at Mobil Corporation where, over a 20-year career, she held numerous staff and managerial positions in financial accounting, tax, treasury and corporate planning.
Debbie is a CPA licensed in the state of Texas. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting with a minor in political science and English from Stephen F. Austin State University. Debbie earned her Master of Science degree in accounting, with an emphasis in taxation, from the University of Texas at Arlington.
In her spare time, Debbie enjoys active travel to interesting places, reading and personal fitness activities which include hiking, yoga, golf and tennis. She and her husband have five grown children and reside in Fairfax, Virginia.