Deborah E. McGee, CPA has been an International HR/Global Mobility professional for nearly 30 years. Having started her career in expatriate taxation with both Anderson and KPMG, Deborah managed large global accounts ensuring that policies, taxation, compliance, and payroll issues were top priority in global organizations.
After 14 years in the field, Deborah changed directions to become an internal mobility corporate function lead at both Lafarge and Doosan Infracore. With populations of more than 2,000 international assignees, 500 domestic relocations and 3,000 international business travelers per year, Deborah designed and managed a global Center of Excellence, (COE), IHR function for these organizations.
With the knowledge from the large corporate experience and supplier connections, Deborah started her own outsourced mobility COE organization, PZI®International (PZI). PZI specializes in small to mid-size corporations that need a complete end-to-end solution to manage the complexities of Talent globalization®.
Being a current CPA and Licensed Insurance Agent, as well as having held both the SHRM-SCP and GPHR certifications, Deborah understands that to really help organizations, as professionals, we must have all the answers, or know where to get them quickly.
As the only National Foreign Trade Council awardee of the Global Human Resources Innovation Award for her groundbreaking work over 10 years ago, Deborah was recognized for successfully combining Talent Management with Global Mobility.
Deborah currently owns and manages 5 corporations that affiliate with each other to maximize clients’ needs and ensure the PE, IHR, Tax and Accounting pieces of all these different companies are maintained. PZI has branches and subsidiaries in 26 countries (expanding to 35 before the end of 2023) and has 200 employees in 20 countries and 10 states.
With PZI, Deborah is incorporating our own Relocation Management Company, International Insurance Brokerage and Software Development Company, as well as a Global Training Organization.