Debra graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in 2006, then spent a few years working in various industries before joining HodgenLaw in 2010 as an administrative assistant. She began assisting with tax preparation shortly after starting with the firm, and transitioned to a full time tax preparation role within a year. She has worked in a professional capacity since, and completed a Master of Science in Taxation degree at Golden Gate University in 2020. She is now the senior CPA for the firm, and enjoys working with clients with a wide range of tax problems. Debra particularly enjoys working on expatriation planning projects and multi-year cleanup projects for tax returns.