COO & CFO, Declare
Deb joined Declare as the COO/CFO after being involved as a pod leader since the program’s inception.
Deb is also a Managing Partner and co-founder of Samothrace Partners, which invests in early-stage companies with a diverse management team.
She earned her angel-investor wings as a Managing Director and co-head of Enterprise Technology at Golden Seeds. Deborah has amassed a career spanning 25+ years on Wall Street. Deborah was a Managing Director and Deputy Director of Equity Research at Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, Deborah led Equity Research at NatWest Securities (US). She spent 15 years at Prudential Securities where she managed and trained Equity Research analysts and was a top ranked consumer analyst for each of the 7 years she followed stocks.
Deborah is a Trustee of UC, San Diego, a member of its investment committee and serves on the Economic Leadership Council at UCSD, She also serves on advisory boards of several portfolio companies and mentors entrepreneurs.