Deborah is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Administrative Management from Bowie State University, the oldest historically black university in Maryland and one of the oldest in the country. Her career began in higher education over 35 years ago as a College Work-Study Student.
She served in several different roles throughout her career, including Financial Aid Counselor, Consultant, Assistant, Associate Director, and Director of Financial Aid. She previously worked at Goucher College, University of Baltimore, Howard Community College, US Department of Education, where she served as a Program Review Liaison, and her alma mater, Bowie State University. She enjoys creative problem solving and helping her colleagues. She likes helping others and being a team player.