More About Debra
Debra is a seasoned CHRO/VP HR professional and business leader with domestic and global successes and the advantage of working in varied industries and organizations from start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations. She is adept at helping businesses develop leaders and overall people strategies reflecting the organization’s mission, visions, and values, thereby developing a productive and profitable culture in which employees are happy, and the leadership is proud. Debra’s special interests include Strategic HR/Operations/Business/Process Management, Diversity, Equity & Inclusive initiatives, metrics, organizational and leadership development, employee relations, talent acquisition, strategic planning, HRIS systems, efficiency studies, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) analyses. Debra enjoys resolving challenges head-on as they arise, and working with teams and business partners is pure joy to her. She recognizes that people are the core of the business, every business!
Debra attended the University of North Carolina for Accounting and Business Management studies and holds a BA in Human Resource Management from Strayer University and a Master’s in Management & Leadership with a concentration in HR Management from Jack Welch Management Institute. Debra is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP and is also a Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR). She has served on the Board of Directors for Art Serve (Chairman and Governance Committee) and Mental Health America (Chairperson and Membership Development Committee; and a mentor for Women in Executive Leadership at Florida Atlantic University.