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Debra Garber

Chief Operating Officer | Chief Financial Officer

Debra Garber has over three decades of experience managing finance and operations for both for-profit and not-for-profit, start-up, technology, educational, and media-oriented companies. Before her recent tenure serving as the Executive Director of the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, Debra was a member of its Board of Directors for ten years, four of which she served as Treasurer and more recently four years as the Board Chair. Debra is deeply committed to equity in education for all students. Before her work at the foundation, Debra was the VP of Finance & Operations for, a social media technology company. Debra holds a BS in Managerial Economics from UC Davis and an EMBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Debra resides in wine country with her husband Evan Garber, a local artist, and together they have four children.