Deborah has more than 20 years of experience in business holding roles of VP of Operations, VP of HR, organizational development and talent management consultant. A provider of results-oriented organizational coaching and consulting, she brings a rare combination of both business management experience and HR leadership, and aligning organization and people development strategies to achieve business results and enable growth.
A recent example is her work with Defran Systems, a human services software company focusing on Child and Family Services, Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities both non-profit and for-profit agencies. Working with the CEO and leadership team, she helped transform this 26-year-old company stuck in an agency and entitlement culture into a highly profitable, well-run business that was successfully acquired.
Deborah is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), certified Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) by the Human Capital Institute. She is also certified as a Thomas International PPA (DISC) Assessment Analyst. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and CEFTP certified graduate of Coach Inc.
As an Organizational consultant, her methodology includes discovery and analysis to design programs and training to help organizations and its people achieve their goals. Her specialty is helping others lead and manage successful change initiatives including acquisitions, integration, organizational, and culture change.
Her business acumen and experience differentiates her and establishes credibility as an Executive Coach. Her approach is to engage clients in coaching conversations that challenge them to generate new thinking beyond their current limits in a safe environment – helping successful leaders get even better.
Deborah’s home is anywhere her clients and work take her. When she is not on a plane or a client site, she rests and recharges at Estrella Mountain Ranch in the hills outside of Phoenix AZ.