Deb was born at Wright Patterson Air Force base in Dayton, Ohio. She has lived in various states across the U.S. and now resides in Swan Valley, Idaho. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a BA in Linguistics and continues to enjoy traveling abroad.

She spent 32 years in the Consumer Products Industry with Oral-B, The Gillette Company and Procter & Gamble across various management and sales roles. She served as the Vice-President of the Non-Foods Merchandising Association supporting the City of Hope Cancer Foundation in Southern California.

She has been supporting Standish Foundation for Children with her unique expertise since 2010 and is passionate about helping SF4C grow their outreach across the world. A wonderful quote by Mother Teresa that she attributes to the work of the Standish Foundation for Children, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples”. She loves being an Advisor for the foundation and is honored to be a part of this amazing Team.

She loves everything outdoors to include fly fishing, golfing, skiing and hiking with her husband Mark and their 2 hunting dogs Ozzy & Remington.