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Ellison and Wright considered for H&R Block board

Tax services giant H&R Block has named Home Depot's Marvin Ellison and Tractor Supply's James Wright as prospective members of its board of directors.

Ellison, 46, is Home Depot's executive VP U.S. stores. He has been with the Atlanta-based home improvement retailer since 2002, and previously held management positions with Target Corp. 

Wright, 61, is CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Tractor Supply Co. He was also CEO of Tire Kingdom.

H&R Block shareholders will vote for directors at a Sept. 14 meeting.