Deb began volunteering with Franciscan Peacemakers in 2013, after meeting Deacon Steve during a gathering for Secular Franciscans. After talking with Steve about the organization and the women it serves, Deb felt a strong calling to be of service and to volunteer where needed. She continues to volunteer, and is also serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors. She has two adult sons and a grandson, and enjoys spending as much time as possible with them. She employed by FIS, a global technology company. She has a BA in Economics from UWM, and a Masters of Business Administration and Masters in Lay Ministry from Cardinal Stritch University.