Debbie is the owner of Jumpstart San Diego, a marketing, communications and branding firm. Her experience includes work in the medical device, diagnostic and services world as well as experience with consumer-packaged goods (CPG), non-profits and sole proprietorships. Part of every contract includes a “give back” promise, where a portion of all fees are donated to a local philanthropy. Healing the world is a priority for Debbie and her family who have been active in the YMCA, the Susan Komen Breast Cancer work and more recently through the Sisters City Project where our goal is to create formal partnerships between underserved communities and affluent, communities to deepen cultural understanding and foster relationships.
Debbie began her career in marketing with Nature Made® vitamins and worked with consumer products in the health and beauty segment. At ThermoScan®, she expanded market share in the mass market for this innovative ear thermometer before taking on roles at diagnostic firms in San Diego. Most recently she served as Vice President of Marketing for Human Longevity, Inc. to promote the Health Nucleus clinic and their personalized health assessment. Her contributions in marketing and communications helped build brands in the hospital and physician office lab market where she specialized in branding and raising awareness of novel offerings to medical professionals and patients alike.
She began her career as a high school teacher after receiving her degree in Political Science at UCLA and lived abroad for a year, including working on an Israeli Kibbutz before settling down back in the US.