has over 25 years of experience in financial, human resources, and business processes. She started her career as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP. She then moved to Arthur Andersen LLP in the role of Operations Manager for the Risk Consulting practices in the Mid-Atlantic region. She has worked as a consultant focusing on human resources, strategy, and implementation projects, including serving as interim COO/CFO for several organizations. Most notably, she was the VP of Finance for a large DC area arts institution with a $30 million dollar annual budget. Most recently Debbie served as CFO of Parabilis, a $90 million private lending company which specializes in providing working capital to government contractors. Debbie earned her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland Honors Program. She has held both a CPA license and Professional Human Resource (PHR) certification. She serves on the DC board of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.