Chief Financial Officer
Debra is Chief Financial Officer of Questex, responsible for leading the company’s global financial operations. With over 25 years of experience, Debra has held leadership positions in finance and accounting in a variety of industries. Most recently, she served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer for ALM Media LLC, a B2B information company specializing in legal and other related markets. Prior to that, for nine years she was with Ipsos, a global market research firm, where she most recently held the position of CFO for the Americas region.
Debra has also held financial leadership positions at global and specialist agency businesses, including Wolf Group, X+1 and Interpublic agencies: The Lowe Group, NFO and Jack Morton Worldwide, an event management and experiential marketing firm. Debra began her career in professional accounting, audit and systems roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and EY, formerly Ernst & Young.
Debra earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at The University at Buffalo School of Management, State University of New York. She is a certified public accountant in the State of New York and earned designations including Chartered Global Management Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst.