"Partnering with clients to maximize their professional and personal performance."
With over 25 years of experience as a commercial business leader and professional coach Debra has a strong ability to interface at all levels to encourage accountability to achieve effective outcomes with desired results both professionally and personally.
Before becoming a Professional Coach, Debra worked in the pharmaceutical sector as a dynamic commercial strategist and authentic leader through a broad range of Commercial Functions. As a result, she has a keen understanding of the challenges leaders face and how to solve them.
Through director-level positions with AstraZeneca, Debra brings to her engagements a strong understanding of the sales and marketing function, drawing in-depth experience in both sales and marketing leadership and sales training roles.
She was selected to drive highly visible initiatives to improve sales force efficiency and effectiveness and act as a liaison with Commercial Strategy and Operations leadership, to ensure cross-commercial alignment and execution. As Secretariat, she partnered with cross-functional VP-level leadership teams to create organizational policy and drive scorecard business objectives.
Through this broad base of experience and responsibility, Debra has developed as a demonstrated leader and collaborative problem-solver. She brings a proven track record of partnering with clients to develop practical, action-based solutions to complex business and personal challenges, forming strong relationships based on trust, integrity, credibility and a focus on results.
Additionally, Debra lecturers for the Wharton Communications Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Debra graduated from CoachU completing her Professional Coach certification and conducts her business according to the ICF Code of Ethics.
She also holds a master’s degree in marketing from Widener University and a bachelor’s degree in business from Drexel University. Debra resides in Kennett Square, PA with her husband and four children.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.