Deborah Brochstein

CEO, Brochsteins Inc.
(Rice MBA '00)

Deborah Brochstein is the third generation CEO and owner of Brochsteins, a business that manufactures custom, high grade millwork and furniture for commercial spaces. After entering the family business, she realize that she needed better background in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, leadership and most importantly, operations. Thankfully the Jones School was nearby and not only accepted her as a student, but allowed her to graduate from the Executive program in 2000. 

Proir to joining the family business and going to business school, Deborah practiced graphic design in Los Angeles and Houston. She has a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA from CalArts.