Debra is CEO of gestaltworks, llc, a boutique consulting firm specializing in change management of all kinds. Debra consults on organizational effectiveness to family owned businesses, Fortune 500 companies, the pharmaceutical industry, non-profit organizations, and faith-based institutions.
Prior to her current work, Debra spent 15 years leading her family business, Alfa Packing Corporation, including five years as president.
She has extensive experience in organization development and strategy work with organizations in transition. Her style of balancing strategic focus and how people effectively work together is a lucrative combination. Some of Debra's expertise includes helping clients focus on communication skills, team building, succession, organizational infrastructure, and restructure. She is also well versed in envisioning, strategy, and helping her clients express their needs and desires for success.
Debra graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and continued taking graduate business courses. Debra earned her Master of Arts in Organizational Development from the Fielding Graduate Institute. Debra has postgraduate training in Gestalt theory and practice, Gestalt Interactive Group Process and has worked with Edie Seashore, Edwin Nevis and currently with Sonia Nevis. Debra is an organization consultant, trainer and executive coach, as well as an adjunct faculty member of the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia and the Gestalt International Study Center.