Teacher, Trainer, HPT Journey Writer, & Editor
Debby’s passion is in helping people by providing the information, insights, answers they need to grow, excel, and reach their full potential. To coin a phrase, she knows well, having spent a decade in the National Guard, ‘Be All You Can Be!’
For more than 20 years, Debby has made game-changing contributions at small, medium, and Fortune 100 companies like Cummins, Emerson, and General Mills. She has worn multiple hats simultaneously in all aspects of leadership, management, research, marketing, communications, product development and management, project management, and public relations. Of those hats, she has enjoyed most leading, mentoring, educating, teaching, guiding people in their careers, and providing critical insight to achieve their goals.
Debby is an honest, down-to-earth, no-nonsense person who sincerely wants to make a difference in other lives, always doing it with good intent. She has exceptional intuitive abilities in discovering the real root of the issue. After painstakingly researching it, delivering information, insights, answers through oral and written forms that provide critical insights, solve problems, empower people to move forward and grow. Debby is also talented in explaining technical concepts in easy-to-read and understand language for multiple knowledge levels. Her technical paper and article writing has been published worldwide and recognized by multiple publications with honors, including ‘Article of the Year’. She loves giving people that ‘I get it” moment.
Debby attended the University of St. Thomas, University of Minnesota, and St. Cloud Business College. She has a Mini Master of Business Administration, bachelor’s degree in marketing management, minor in journalism, and an associate degree in advertising, photography, and graphic design. Debby also spent a decade in the National Guard as a print & broadcast journalist, combat photographer, and public affairs NCO. She lives in the Minneapolis & St Paul metro area.