Communications firm Capital Strategies has named Deborah Reed as its chief financial officer.

Reed has been with Capital Strategies as controller since August 2000. Now, as CFO, Reed will oversee all areas of the company’s financial reporting, tax compliance, human resources, insurance and information and technology systems.

“Debbie has been an integral member of our company since 2000 and has been instrumental in our growth,” said Ken Eudy, chief executive officer of Capital Strategies “Debbie is fully capable of taking on more challenges and responsibilities.”

Prior to working for Capital Strategies, Reed was director of financial reporting and vice president at Triangle Bancorp in Raleigh. In that position, she was responsible for all financial reporting, including SEC, regulatory, board and management reports.

Reed has a B.S. degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts.

Capital Strategies is based in Raleigh, with another office in Charlotte. Its services include public relations, public affairs, marketing communications and design.

Capital Strategies: www.capitalstrategies.com