Debbie is a native of Polk County and has been in banking industry for 40+ years. She attended local schools, inclusive of Polk Community College. Debbie has served at CenterState Bank for nine years as the Director of Human Resources and was recently promoted to SVP, Chief Culture Officer. Debbie is very involved in the community and has served as:
Past President of the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce.
Past President of the Polk Association of Chambers of Commerce.
Past President of the Auburndale Chamber of Commerce.
Recipient of the National Association of Community Leaderships Distinguished Leadership Award (1993).
Graduate of the Winter Haven Chamber Leadership Class #11.
Graduate of the Leadership Polk Class #5.
Served on the United Way of Central Florida Board of Directors 2013-2016.
Past Banquet Chair for the Florence Villa CDC (2003).
Recognized as the Outstanding volunteer of the year by the Florida Department of Education for her efforts in the implementation of the Youth Mentor Program for the Winter Haven Chamber.
Served as the past President of the Winter Haven Chamber Foundation Board
Past Chairman of the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Cancer.
Past Chairman of the Junior League of Great Winter Haven’s Festival of Trees.
Served over 20 years with the Boy Scouts of America annual Golf Tournament.
Debbie was recognized by the Girls Incorporated She Knows Where She is Going Award – George Jenkins Award.
Debbie and her husband David have 3 daughters, 11 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
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