Deborah is a native Californian, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a graduate of U.C. Davis with a degree in Political Science and Public Service and has her law degree from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Deborah is a member of both the Oregon and California Bar and specializes in labor and employment law in the construction industry.
Deborah is the president and owner of Contractor Compliance and Monitoring, Inc., a company which monitors prevailing wage and public works compliance. Deborah is the author of What Every Contractor Should Know About Prevailing Wages, AGC of America’s Davis Bacon Manual-Fourth Edition, The Davis Bacon Handbook for Public Agencies and is considered an industry authority on the subject.
Deborah served two years as Mayor of Foster City and eight years on the Foster City Council. She is currently the Secretary and Member of the Board of Directors of the California Republican Party. She is the past national president of Women Construction Owners and Executives.