Debra was born and raised in Aiken. She and her husband Stephen have been married for 22 years. Debra graduated from University of South Carolina Aiken with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Debra also has a Bachelor's Degree in finance, and a MBA Degree from Phoenix University. She also holds a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance License, and has recently completed her certification for Enrolled Agent. She is also pursuing to become licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the fall of 2017. Debra brings a wealth of experience from working with banking, accounting, taxes, and insurance for over 10 years. She enjoys working with people and is active within her church.