Debbie is the Vice President of Human Resources & Administration for Seek Thermal, Inc., a design and manufacturer of high quality thermal imaging products and core platforms for consumer and commercial applications.
Debbie has served as the Human Resource Leader for several start-up organizations in Santa Barbara, including Indigo Systems (acquired by FLIR) FastClick (acquired by ValueClick) and Inogen, and previously owned two successful businesses. She is currently on the faculty in UCSB’s TMP program and a past instructor in USCB’s Human Resource Management Certificate Program. Debbie previously served as the California State Director for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and board advisor for SHRM, the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), the SHRM Foundation and is a past President of the Santa Barbara Human Resource Association. Debbie has an extensive background in employment law advocacy, having testified before the State Senate, State Assembly and met personally with Federal and State Legislators, including Secretary Perez of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Debbie holds a Masters in Organizational Management, a BA in Business Administration, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and a Certificate in Human Resource Management from UCLA.