Biography

Debby started her career in public accounting in 1981 with a national firm and opened up her own practice in 1989 before joining Moss Adams in 1996. Debby has extensive experience directing all phases of audits for a variety of benefit plans including 401(k), 403(b), pension, employee stock ownership, health, and welfare benefit plans. Debby leads the Employee Benefit Plan Practice for the Oregon region, is a member of the executive committee for the firm's Employee Benefit Plan Service Group, and assists with firm-wide benefit plan education and quality control. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

Selected Publications

  • "Participant-Directed Investments in Defined Contribution Plans" (Moss Adams Insight, March 2013)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Retirement Plan Objectives and Options
    Portland Human Resource Management Association Chapter Meeting (April 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • BS, speech and economics, Willamette University
  • MBA, Willamette University Graduate School