Debra is an accounts payable speaker, trainer, and consultant. An accredited Accounts Payable Manager, accredited Procure-to-Pay Manager, and Payment Reporting Specialist, she has over 20 years experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and financial reporting for Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors and Aramark. She has worked in the Telecommunications, Automotive, Healthcare, and Oil & Gas industries.
For the past eight years, Debra has focused on Global Vendor Maintenance, and implemented a vendor self-registration portal for 140k+ global vendors across five ERPs. In her consultancy, she focuses on internal controls and authentication to prevent fraud in the vendor master file.
Debra now focuses on protecting the vendor master file from fraud. She hosts a weekly podcast:“Putting the APin hAPpy”.