Debi is a Certified Executive Coach who specializes in assisting executives, leaders and entrepreneurs in exploring unrealized goals and personal strategic plans. She helps them focus on leadership attributes, emotional intelligence and communication skills in a challenging and objective environment. Her rich enthusiasm, knowledge and operational experience spans over 30 years in the hospitality industry. As a founding corporate officer of Bon Appetit Management Company and at various positions in Saga and Marriott Corporations, Debi served such clients as Oracle, HP, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, The Getty Center and Pac Bell Park. She is an adjunct professor at The Culinary Institute of America, serves on the Advisory Board at UNLV's Harrah's College of Hotel Administration and is a Conti Professor in the Hotel School at Penn State University. Debi was named the Conrad Hilton Distinguished Lecturer at San Diego State University.
Debi works with several executives, owners and entrepreneurs in the Hospitality and related industries. She also provides Strategic Planning, Leadership Summits and key note presentations for corporations, small companies, organizations and associations. She sits on the boards of the Women’s Foodservice Forum and Healthy Dining.