In The Doghouse
A 1994 graduate of Elizabethtown College, Debi’s bachelor’s degree in communications coupled with a double minor in business administration and psychology laid the groundwork for her entrepreneurial pursuits. A graphic designer by trade, she honed her skills in advertising at Image Dynamics, an agency in Baltimore, Maryland. Her next move was into publishing with the Rosen Group and North American Publishing Company. In 1996, she formed her own business, Designing Wright, the predecessor to Blue Dog Printing & Design.
Debi serves on the Occupational Advisory Board for the Technical College High School, Brandywine Campus. She is a member of EOA (Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerators) as well as serving on their board of directors. In May of 2019, Debi graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, Cohort 18. December of 2018 marked the conclusion of her roles on the board of directors for the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and the Women’s Business Connection. As a member of the Rotary Passport Club of West Chester, Debi is involved in several service projects, including Community Warehouse Project and Stockings For Soldiers.
Debi received the President’s Award for the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce in 2009, the Communications Alumni Award from Elizabethtown College in 2010 and the Small Businessperson of the Year Award from the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce in 2014. After sitting on a multitude of committees that plan fundraising events, Debi has become an Eventbrite Certified Planner in 2019. In 2020, Debi was named Businesswoman Of The Year by the Women’s Business Connection. During the first week of August each year, you can find Debi at Lycoming College, volunteering as a company advisor for Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week.
On the weekends, Debi enjoys volunteering at Penn Medicine Hospice Center and reading a good book. firstname.lastname@example.org