Deb is the President & CEO of Excellence in Analysis, LLC, which she founded in 2018 after retiring from Bay Banks of Virginia, Inc., where she held positions as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer, among others. She is an experienced liaison with banking and SEC regulators. Her expertise lies in public reporting, financial performance, capital planning, merger accounting, planning, internal controls, asset-liability management, pricing, investment management, employee benefit plans, and core data mapping. She has been responsible for all related policies, programs and procedures.
Deb is a former member of the Virginia Bankers Association’s CFO Committee, the American Bankers Association’s Accounting Administrative Committee, and a former chair of the American Bankers Association’s annual CFO Exchange Conference.
She holds a Masters in Business Administration from Yale University’s School of Organization and Management. She is also a graduate of the School of Banking at the University of Colorado and was part of the inaugural class of the Virginia Bankers Leadership Institute program. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute, now Kettering University.
Active in her community, Deb recently accepted the Presidency of the Northern Neck Orchestra Foundation and is a member of the Northern Neck Orchestra’s Board of Directors, where she chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Production Committee.
She is a former member of the Board of the Lancaster Community Library where she served as chair of its Technology Committee and a member of its Executive Committee. She is also a former member and past Director of the Northern Neck Rotary Club, and founded and chaired its Scholarship Committee.
Highlights of her prior career path include manufacturing engineering for the Chevrolet V8 Engine Plant in Flint, Michigan; financial analysis for IBM then Lexmark in Lexington, Kentucky; and supplier relations and cost accounting for Rodel, Inc., in Newark, Delaware.