Deb holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University and is expecting to graduate from The University of Scranton with an MBA in 2017. In 2015, Deb retired after a 28-year career with The Hershey Company. Throughout Deb’s career she worked in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, and Finance.
While in manufacturing, her work was focused on optimizing operations in positions ranging from Industrial Engineer to Plant Manager. Deb also worked in corporate functions in her career. As Director, Industrial Engineering she led a team who worked on operational improvements, product profitability analysis, and supply chain optimization. She also spent several years in finance roles such as business analyst and her most recent role, Director of Capital Administration where she was charged with managing the corporate capital budget.
Outside of work, Deb enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, attending Penn State football games, traveling with friends, and has a passion for volunteering and mentoring youth. Deb has held several roles in the Institute of Industrial Engineers, including being on the Board of Directors.