30 years of business and strategy consulting. Work/life integration. Flexible work options. Workplace flexibility. Employee relations. Family-friendly benefits. Caregivers in the workplace. Working mother support/advocacy. Parental leave. Diversity, equity, and belonging. Hidden bias. Issues management. Speaker, presenter, facilitator, advisor, panelist, writer, spokesperson.
Director, Human Resources, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Founder/CEO, Education Navigation, LLC
Founder/CEO, Work/Family Management, Ltd. & Professional Mothers
25 years of concurrent advising, advocacy, coaching & training in special education & neurodiversity. Autism spectrum disorders. ADHD. Learning differences. Mental health.
Consulting and in-house leadership positions in strategic planning, business development, client support and advising, human resources, communications, and marketing.
Working Mother Work Beyond Summit; Working Mothers Work Life Conference; Employee Assistance Professionals Mid-Atlantic Conference; Garden State Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference; West Pharmaceuticals; NextGen; InterDigital; Credit Suisse; Cigna; Education Law Center.
WorldatWork Work/Life Progress Award; Business Philadelphia Innovator -"100 People To Watch"; Cure Autism Now; Pennsylvania Hospital Hospice Program.
Benefits & Compensation Solutions Advisor. Columnist, Parents Express. Host, Work/Life Journal (WBEB-FM/Philadelphia). Member, Pennsylvania Autism Taskforce.
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University.
West Chester University Resource Pantry Advisory Board; Pennies From Kevan Foundation/Homeless For The Holidays; Valley Youth House; Covenant House; KidSave; Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School Center for Performing & Fine Arts; Chester County Mothers Conference; CBS-3 Autism Phone Bank Organizer/Facilitator.
The Homeward Initiative
Kraft General Foods
Borel Restaurant Corporation
Pennies from Kevan Foundation
Trusthouse Forte Hotels
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Helping Employees Whose Dependents Have Special Needs
HR Exchange Network
Is Education Care the New Elder Care?
5 Work-Life Winners
Work Flexibility...Not An Either/Or Choice
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Debra is, without a doubt, one of the most valuable business resources and advisors you can find. I highly recommend her - you will not find anyone better.
— CEO, Pharmaceutical Industry