With over 15 years of experience, Deborah is a skilled team and project leader with a dedication for serving nonprofits, associations and government agencies. As the Director of Consulting Services, she focuses on ensuring that our team is prepared to truly partner with our clients. With an eye on standards of excellence for project execution, Deborah works with the entire execution team to provide the highest quality consulting services and project executions to all clients. She balances project schedules based on resource availability, works to constantly evolve project processes to meet the always-growing technology landscape as well as the unique and changing needs of our client base, and strives to makes certain our team is happy and constantly learning and advancing in their careers.
Prior to her role as Director of Consulting Services at Fíonta, Deborah was our Director of Project Management as well as a web and Salesforce project manager. Before joining Fíonta, Deborah was a project manager at the Matrix Group, a provider of commercial Association Management Systems, and managed a web platform called GrapeVine, that used Big Data concepts to provide nonprofits insights into their effectiveness. She also worked for a campaigning organization during the ’08 Presidential election, had various positions within the Federal Government and did marketing and communications for a Chicago-based restaurant company.
Deborah has a BS from Northwestern University, as well as an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from Stanford University. When not thinking about projects and clients at Fíonta, she volunteers time raising awareness for American Jewish World Service Global Circle and for the Anti-Defamation League, and is also the President of her condo board association. Her weekends are filled with long walks with her best friend, her dog Georgie. She has a well-known addiction to peanut M&Ms and if you visit her, ask to see her candy drawer.