Deborah obtained her Florida real estate license in June 2002 and has maintained active status as a Realtor providing real estate services in both residential and commercial sectors in Northwest Florida. Deborah’s experience in buying and selling investment property throughout the United States as well as her extensive marketing background enables her to provide knowledgeable and unparalleled service.
When meeting a new client, Deborah is an exceptional listener gaining insight into her client’s needs and wants. While there are many skills involved in successful real estate transactions, good communication is vital and has always been part of Deborah’s professional life. She is passionate about marketing and draws on her strong background to benefit her clients, combining state-of-the-art technology with old-fashioned service.
Before moving to Destin in 2001, Deborah served as Chief Executive Officer of O2ideas, Inc. a full-service Marketing Communications/Public Relations firm in Birmingham, Alabama (1996-2001). As CEO, she was responsible for strategic planning, financial management and agency operations. During her tenure as CEO, annual capitalized billings increased from twelve million to over one hundred million contributing to the success of her clients and employees alike.
Prior to 2001, Deborah held various consulting positions in marketing, sales and mergers/acquisitions. Deborah has a passion for lifelong learning and has received a B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama, and completed the Certified Financial Planner Education Program (College for Financial Planning, Denver, CO). Deborah is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors and the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors since 2002.
Deborah invites clients to call her anytime….literally….her clients, friends and colleagues know she is always “connected” and available!