Deb joined the organization in February of 2010 as a Financial Representative. She became a Financial Consultant shortly after and served as a Lead Financial Consultant in 2014, and Partner in 2015 . Deb enjoyed being named 2015 Divisional Volunteer of the Year and remains faithful to her desire to practice generosity. Prior to Thrivent Deb enjoyed over 13 years raising her three children and was anxious to re-enter the “official” workforce after a successful career with both General Electric and Grainger as a sales engineer. She is a 1985 graduate of Purdue University and holds certificate level training in Situational Sales Negotiation, Business Leadership Training, and Individual Leadership Training. She and her husband enjoy living on Coldwater Lake in Lower Michigan, and attend Peace Lutheran Church in Fremont, IN. Deb has been married for 34 years and has three children- Emily 29, Carey 27 and Michael 24.