Independent Board Member; Excelerate Energy; Kinetik
Deborah retired as a partner from EY in July of 2022 after 36 years of service in public accounting while holding multiple leadership roles. EY is a global leader in assurance, consulting, strategy and transaction and tax services. From July 2018 to her retirement, she was EY’s Americas industry leader overseeing the markets and growth strategy across its primary industry markets including energy, industrials and automotive, consumer, technology, telecom, media and entertainment, healthcare and life sciences, real estate, private equity and government. Deborah was EY’s Houston office managing partner and U.S. energy leader from July 2013 to July 2018, and managing partner of the southwest region strategy and transactions business unit from July 2008 to July 2013. In these roles, she was a leader in the global energy markets and worked with corporations and investment funds in all phases of energy investment across the sector.
Deborah currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Excelerate Energy, Inc. and Kinetik Inc. where she is the audit committee chair overseeing key areas of financial reporting, ESG and overall enterprise risk. She remains very active mentoring young professionals and is passionate about supporting women in energy while engaging publicly on all things energy transition and transformation.
Deborah holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University and is a certified public accountant.