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Deborah M. Galbraith

Debbie Galbraith is a Managing Director and Principal of WAVERLY PARTNERS and is based in Kansas City, Kansas. She has over 20 years of executive search consulting, recruiting and operations management experience.

Debbie's experience is primarily assisting nonprofit Boards of Directors on their identification and selection of Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director candidates.

She has worked with a wide range of clients including:

  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas Medical Society
  • Development Corporation of Abilene
  • NeighborWorks America
  • Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Technology Association of Iowa
  • Home Builder's Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
  • Norman Economic Development Corporation

Prior to joining WAVERLY PARTNERS, Debbie was a Director in the Toledo, Ohio, office of Stratford Group, a nationally retained executive search firm. Earlier in her career, she was the employment manager for CompuServe, Inc. one of the nation's first online service and content providers. Previously, she had regional management responsibilities at Ameritech/SBC Communications including network planning and project management.

Debbie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Graceland University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas. She serves on the Board of Directors of It All Matters and is active in many other community and charitable activities. She has also been an invited guest speaker for a number of industry career networking and growth events.