“She loves Broken Arrow!” Debra and her husband, Glenne, graduated from Broken Arrow High School in 1990. They have been married for 17 years, have three children and two beautiful grandchildren.
Debra was a main street retail store owner in the Rose District for four years. During that time she was able to get plugged into the community even further. Debra became a Broken Arrow Chamber member and went on to serve on the Board of Directors for two years. Debra has also sat on the Board of Directors for the Tulsa Young Republicans and the BA Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club for three years.
Since then, Debra has been busy organizing community events such as: ShamRock the Rose, Red, White & Brew, Cinco De La Rosa, Street Eats on Main, BA Buzz Pop Up Shops & Summer Solstice to name a few bringing over 60,000 people to the downtown area. All of these events are fueled by her true passion for creating a strong sense of community while helping to keep their money in Broken Arrow. Having been a small business owner, Debra knows how important it is to have someone help promote small business and aid in bringing customers to their doorsteps. She loves being able to create awareness of what our city has to offer.
Currently, she is the Executive Director of two Commercial Real Estate Associations as well the BA Buzz. In addition to that, she has also been a Chamber Ambassador for a number of years and a Broken Arrow Rotarian. She loves Broken Arrow, and being active in the local community and political world.