"I've been all across the country speaking with the goal of inspiring others to tap their Power of One ingenuity and help transform lives."
Debra is available to keynote for both large corporations, small nonprofit and business groups, service clubs, foundation fundraisers, college or university organizations.
Debra engages audiences, inspires and enjoys chatting with them during book signings & breakout sessions.
Debra offers back-of-room book signings.
Contact Debra's office at 954-870-3766 for rates and availability and to discuss your specific needs with her.
Break-out Sessions and Seminars
Debra inspires lively involvement in break-out sessions and is available to speak to groups of all sizes. She leads break-out sessions on a variety of nonprofit and business topics. Keynote talks include those on the right and can include a follow-up talk and/or breakout sessions depending upon the need.
Debra receives coaching from Brendon Burchard, best-selling author, speaker, and business trainer.
What they're saying about Debra ...
"Debra's lively presentation included facts as well as stories that provided new insights. She has a spark in her eyes that tells you she knows her subject well! Our Rotary Club immediately tuned into Debra's message because it resonated so well with this year's theme of "service above self." - Marilyn Kay, Founder, The Reading Group
"You’ve changed a life today and given hope in your talk that’s desperately needed…" - Attendee, First National Bank, Mt. Dora, "Ladies First" event
Thank you so very much for coming and sharing your expertise with us at WOAMTEC! Your passion and delivery make it clear why your perseverence has paid off. I wish you much future success and hope you will join us again soon! - Wendy Lyn Phillips, Branding Expert
"Debra, you did such a wonderful talk! It was as inspiring as the first time I heard you speak on your book and this topic. I cannot thank you enough for inspiring our theme "the power of one" this year for our organization." - Kyia E. A. Miller, President, The Secretariat (for university administrators) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Thank you so much! It was a wonderful event, primarily because you set such an upbeat and exciting tone. You are a wonderful speaker!" - Deanna Foster, Executive Director, Hope Community, Minneapolis
"Debra was an outstanding presenter and her program was very beneficial to the students. I would recommend her to any college or university!" -Rob Chappell, Honors Secretary, James Scholar program, College of ACES, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thanks for your thought provoking presentation on "The Power of One." We need to be reminded that each of us can individually make a difference... I heard many favorable comments on your speech. You have energized us to do more! -Sue Hooper, Mayor of Eustis Florida
"Thanks! Your talk was exactly what was needed." - Pastor Jeffray Greene, St. Paul’s American Lutheran Church
Even at the podium, Debra connects with her audiences.
THE POWER OF ONE: Find Your Purpose in Life to Lead and Serve
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FROM THE CUBE FARM Embrace Your Community to Get Results
INNOVATIVE FUNDRAISING: Remember, it isn't all about you!
STORYTELLING: Marketing is storytelling! (for nonprofits, social enterprises, and businesses)
Nonprofit Trainer for These and Other Organizations
Development Systems International - South Carolina - Major Gifts Network 21 International, Minnesota - Leadership First Baptist Church of Eustis, Florida - Nonprofit Visibility First Methodist Church - Eustis, Florida Marketing and Visibility TeamNet International - Minnesota - Business Marketing Ignitus Worldwide - international youth organization - Miami - Marketing The Lake Eustis Institute, Florida - Marketing/Fundraising
Debra will discuss the possibilities for your event and how she can meet your organization's needs without obligation. She will tailor-make her talks and break-out sessions to your event theme and take budget guidelines into consideration.
Inspirational Keynote for...
University of Illinois - "Authors Come Home" Alumni event
"The Secretariat" - for University of Illinois administrators
The College of ACES (Ag./Environment) James Scholar honors program
Rotary and Kiwanis - multiple cities
South Miami Chamber of Commerce - annual "Nonprofit Day" First National Bank of Mt. Dora (FL) - "Ladies First" annual event Network 21 - multiple cities - international business marketing Association of Fundraising Professionals - Central Florida
A Woman's Place (fundraiser) - Urbana, Illinois Federation of Republican Women
Underwriters Association of Central Florida
Majors and Quinn Booksellers - Minneapolis, MN
1st Lutheran Church - Rantoul, IL
+ Many More!
Jack Canfield meets with Debra early in her career offering insights on her first book.
Mentored by the best...
Years ago, Debra met Jack Canfield, one of the most engaging and successful authors and speakers on the international platform. He and Mark Victor Hansen took an interest in her and in her book, The Power of One. They have provided her with valuable coaching on how to connect with audiences and hone her message.