Founder & Master Certified Coach
As a coach for nearly two decades, Deb partners with C-suite and senior-level leaders committed to their own evolution as they adapt to change—in new roles, new markets, and new businesses. A trusted and visionary thought partner, she has significant experience coaching international executives and is adept at working with fast-growing, innovative organizations.
Client outcomes include broader and more strategic thinking, increased effectiveness and contribution, greater credibility and influence, stronger internal and external relationships, and enhanced executive presence. Deb’s clients raise their level of personal awareness as they align their actions to their values.
She has earned the Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation, a distinction held by less than 4% of credentialed coaches worldwide, and holds coaching and coach trainer certifications from the Coach Training Alliance and the Evolutionary Institute. She was awarded the Public Leadership Credential from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2022.
As a leadership coach and group facilitator in Executive Education at Harvard Business School for the past ten years, Deb has supported leaders from more than 45 different countries across multiple industries. Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies, pre-IPO start-ups, professional service firms, and non-profit organizations.
Deb has been published or quoted in multiple publications on issues related to leadership, talent management, and workplace trends and has facilitated programs and workshops in the US, UK, Ireland, Cyprus, and Israel.
Prior to founding Energy Spring Leadership in 2003, Deb’s corporate career included director roles in HR and Product Marketing over her 10 years at Fidelity Investments. At Manpower, International, she had P&L, business development, and staff management responsibility for multiple profit centers. In addition, she was a Partner at a boutique career management firm, Essex Partners, where she consulted with executive-level clients.
She holds a BS in Business Administration and an MA in Community Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where she has taught Dynamics of Interpersonal Relations as an adjunct professor.
Deb enjoys international travel, summer vacations with her family on Martha’s Vineyard, outdoor concerts, and teaching a creative dance class for adults, called Shake Your Soul®, at her local community center, where she has served as a member of the board.
Deb is a very good listener and had the ability to
tailor recommendations to my unique situation.
I accomplished more than I ever thought possible.
— CEO, global technology firm