Debra has over 30 years of experience in workplace strategies and design.
In 2007, she joined Herman Miller to lead the Services Team at Herman Miller and was a core member of the Space Utilization development project. Her work included creating the core data points to be reported out from the space studies to bring quantifiable data to customers on how their spaces were actually being used. Debra successfully led over 25 studies for Fortune 100 companies, representing financial services, business services, technology, pharmaceutical and hospitality industry segments.
Currently, Debra is the Regional Sales Director for Herman Miller covering central and south Texas and Louisiana.
Prior to joining Herman Miller, Debra led the development of workplace strategy and design for over 7 million square feet of workspace for USAA, a financial services company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. During her 18 years at USAA, her team developed workplace strategies and guidelines to support the growing business dynamics while maintaining cost effective operations. Her experience brings an understanding of the how spaces need to be agile to support the business requirements.
Debra has been a volunteer for the Valero Texas Open Golf tournament for over 10 years. She is a member of the Valero Texas Open Tournament Leadership Council, supporting the largest charitable donations of any PGA golf tournament exceeding $10 million in 2015.