In 2018 the Orland Park Rotary Club named debi their Rotarian of the Year for her work with empowerLEADERS.
This year debi is Rotary International Disrict 6450’s membership chairwoman.
debi has been a member of the Orland Park Rotary Club since 2004 holding the office of President in 2012. While a member of the Orland Park Rotary Club debi served as club Secretary, Treasurer, Community Service Chair and the clubs one and only Centennial Float Chair. She partnered with other members to introduce EarlyAct and Interact to the club. While President she was awarded District President of the Year. In 2014 debi served as District 6450 Membership Chair and was also awarded Rotarian of the Year. She will be District Governor serving from July 1, 2019 until June 30th, 2020. debi is a Paul Harris plus 4.
In 1997 debi struck out on her own with the creation of Inside Looks and Special Looks. An al-a-carte design firm, debi and her team provide residential, commercial and health care decorating services. Her company provides furnishings, draperies and accessories as well as remodeling and construction services for customers in the Chicagoland area, Northwest Indiana, Southwest Michigan, Southeast Wisconsin, Arizona and Florida. Inside Looks was recently recognized as one of the Top Ten Designers for the Arlington Heights Design Center. HOUZZ has recognized Inside Looks as the 2018 BEST OF HOUZZ for Service.
debi coordinates the Art and Environment Committee at St. Francis of Assisi in Orland Park where she has also served on the Parish Pastoral Council, created the Catholic Charities of St. Francis committee, served on the Helping Hands committee, the Bereavement committee and has served on the Human Concerns Commission. debi has been recognized by Monsignor Boland for her work with Catholic Charities and was awarded the Bishop Quarter award by Francis Cardinal George. She is also a member of the Lumen Cordium Society of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
In January of 2017, debi began a one-year term as the President of the Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce. Joining the chamber some ten years ago, she is an Ambassador for the Chamber, has served as Chair of the Ambassadors committee and was Ambassador of the Year in 2010. Inside Looks was named Member of the Year in 2012. debi was an 8-year member of BNI, The Connection Network in Frankfort, IL She is a 20+year resident of Orland Park, IL.