"Debra is an outstanding professional who combines an ability to integrate an understanding of institutional strategy with an ability to communicate complex ideas in ways that are accessible to critical constituencies. I've known and worked with her for more than 20 years. She is strategic. She is smart. And, she is fun!!"

Bill McGoldrick
Founding Partner
Washburn & McGoldrick, Inc. Education and Philanthropic Advisors


Charitable, Fund-Raising Organizations

Charitable Leadership Foundation
Community Realty, Inc.
Equinox, Inc., (pro bono)
New York State Theatre Institute (NYSTI)
Pruyn House Historical Museum (pro bono)
Schultz & Williams
Roman Catholic Diocese

Marketing and Communications Firms

Behan Communications
Media Logic, Inc.
Smith and Jones


Ballston Spa National Bank
BH Group Homebuilders
Boyd Printing
Coldwell Banker Prime Properties
Creighton-Manning, Inc.
Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP
General Electric
General Mills Corporation
Guardian Industries
Independent Bankers of New York State
Jardine Lloyd Thompson
Key Bank, Inc.
League Sports Services
MapInfo Corporation
National Welding Supply Association
Trustco Bank
University Heights Association
VersaTrans Corporation

Government Organizations

Michigan Ad Hoc Committee on Finance
New York State Archives
New Yorkers for Civil Justice Reform
State of Michigan, Governor’s Office
State Senate of Michigan
State of New York, Governor’s Office
State of New York, Budget Office

Higher Education Institutions

Albany Law School
Albany Medical College
Bates College
Bentley College
Bowdoin College
Columbia University
Cornell College
Eastern Michigan University
Franklin & Marshall College
Gettysburg College
Grand Valley State University
Haverford College
Hudson Valley Community College
Knox College
Mercy College
Michigan State University
Monmouth University
New York Medical College
North Country School
Northeastern University (pro bono)
Northfield Mt. Hermon School
Randolph College
Randolph-Macon Women’s College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Siena College
Skidmore College
State University of New York, Albany
State University of New York, Fredonia
State University of New York, Potsdam
Texas Christian University
Trinity College
The Sage Colleges
Union College
United States Air Force Academy
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
Washington State University

Health-Related Organizations

Albany Medical Center
Albany-Troy Eye Associates, Troy, NY
Allegheny Health and Research Foundation
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA
Maria Regina Convalescent Home
Kansas Eye Laser Group
World Healing Alliance, Ltd.