Deborah is the EY Americas Industry Leader responsible for infusing a sector focus into all we do and activating market-leading integrated solutions. She also helps multinational energy companies navigate volatile markets and complex business issues to drive shareholder value.
She has been with Ernst & Young LLP for 32 years. With more than 30 years of transactions and industry experience, her proficiency includes structuring and financing corporate expansions and joint ventures, integrating assets and working with cross-border transactions.
Deborah previously served as the US Oil & Gas Leader, Houston Office Managing Partner, Transactions Leader and Managing Partner for the EY Strategy and Transactions group in the Ernst & Young LLP Southwest Region. She is also a part of the firm’s Energy Center of Excellence based in Houston.
She frequently authors reports on timely energy issues; works with leading industry organizations; and speaks at conferences on matters relevant to the energy industry and women in business, as well as transactions for tax professionals.
Deborah holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University.
How Deborah is building a better working world
“As a leading female voice in the Energy sector, I strive to bring diversity of views and inspire young women to feel they belong and can succeed in a field traditionally dominated by men. I bring a passion and focus to help solve our most complex problems as we face the global energy transition.”