Debra Campbell received her B.S. in English literature, theater, speech and journalism at The Ohio State University where she was student director of the OSU Children’s Theater. Her post-graduate studies were in Organizational Development (OD). Debra spent 20+ years as a corporate human resources executive in the technology and telecommunications industries where she specialized in OD, executive coaching, leadership development, and mergers and acquisitions.
She is a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership’s ‘Executive Development Program’ and the Michigan Ross Executive Education’s ‘Advanced Human Resources Executive Program.’ She has been an award-winning interior designer and owner of Debra Drake Design for the past 20 years, specializing in residential design in San Francisco’s East Bay, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and now Whidbey Island. Debra was board secretary and officer for seven years with Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) where she chaired a record-breaking gala. She also served on the boards of Island Shakespeare Festival and CADA (Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse).