Deborah has twenty-five years of senior level business experience. She was the CEO of a $3 billion company and a Senior Vice President for JP Morgan Chase where she operated divisions of the bank that worked with small and medium-sized businesses. Deborah possesses an extensive consulting background and is an accredited associate of the Institute for Independent Business with an extensive US and international network.
Deborah has a Masters of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from the Wharton Graduate School of Business.
As people build their business, there is lots of excitement but also hurdles. Suddenly you encounter a wall. You cannot go around the wall. You jump but cannot get over it by yourself. Then several people on top of the wall extend their hands to help you. With their help, you get over the wall.
TAB provides monthly meetings to business owners from non-competitive industries. They discuss the challenges and opportunities they are facing. Through the collective experiences of the members, they help each other succeed.
I also provide one-on-one coaching to TAB members. I have walked in the CEO’s shoes, having successfully run small businesses. My strengths are in strategy and analytics. I also bring many connections, which I use to help my clients. One TAB member who has been with me for the last 8 years has seen their business grow from $300,000 to $6,000,000.
Another company I helped was in financial distress due to the business owner’s death. I modified the business strategy and restructured it financially. The business grew and was successfully sold. The widow is now enjoying a happy retirement.
For most, if not all, business owners COVID-19 has proven to be their biggest challenge yet. During the last couple of months, I’ve witnessed, ...Read more
As businesses start opening up again and some sort of normalcy hopefully emerges soon, business owners and CEOs might take this time to look at their ...Read more
Small businesses have always been challenged to attract and retain a loyal customer base. This challenge has been intensified a thousand times over ...Read more
Thanks to the Coronavirus, the world as we knew it seems forever changed. In business, the pandemic has created a lot of opportunities to innovate ...Read more
As businesses across the U.S. slowly begin to reopen, there’s renewed focus on what constitutes a safe and healthy workplace. From the start of the ...Read more
As the global pandemic reminds us, the only constant in business (and life) is change. Some business owners and CEOs are more open to this principle ...Read more
Several friends have sent me a picture of an EBITDAC coffee mug this week. As it states, EBITDAC stands for Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, ...Read more
As business owners, we’ve been waiting to receive the much anticipated “green light” to go back to work. As this day inches closer, you’ll need to ...Read more
In so-called ordinary times, many businesses experience the need to reinvent themselves to meet changing customer demands. Today, months into the ...Read more