Joined The Staff
Favorite thing about ACF
Working with great staff who care about and support the philanthropic efforts of our donors for the greater good of our community.
What She Does
Deb leads the affiliate fund team to ensure the goals and objectives of the funds are met related to marketing, fundraising and grantmaking. She is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and overseeing the operations of Akron Community Foundation’s seven affiliate funds, including event fundraising, endowment building and volunteer management.
What She Did Before
Deb has worked in the manufacturing, education and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, she served as an executive assistant for a local nonprofit, where she provided support for its administrative staff and acted as a liaison with its board of directors. Later, her role was elevated to administrative director, and she assumed the organization's human resources and operations functions during its eventual dissolution. Deb has an associate’s degree in business from North Central State College.