Debbie Graf

Executive Vice President

Debbie is a member of the Retail, Consumer, Nonprofit and Human Resources Practice Groups.

Prior to joining DHR International, Debbie was executive vice president at the New York office of Boyden International and spent four years with a New York based boutique executive search firm, where she conducted senior-level search assignments in Retail, Consumer, Nonprofit and Professional Services. Some of Debbie’s notable senior level placements have been with Ralph Lauren, Nike, Guitar Center, Party City, Hudson Group, Beall’s Stores, GfK Custom Research, JDRF, Habitat for Humanity International, and The Humane Society of the United States.

Debbie has developed client relationships propelling her to recognition as one of the firm’s lead billing consultants.  Debbie has made significant placements at the CEO and president level, as well as CFOs, CIOs, senior vice presidents and vice presidents in operations, finance, merchandising, marketing, human resources, information technology, sales, real estate, ecommerce and logistics.  Companies Debbie has represented include global and domestic clients ranging from start-ups to top Fortune 100.

Previous to her career in search, Debbie spent 20 years in retail.  Debbie was vice president of human resources with Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) in the U.S. and Canada and with Petrie Stores Corporation.  Throughout her career in human resources, she was responsible for developing and implementing senior level staffing programs in all disciplines.  She also directly managed the human resources functions of training and organizational development, compensation and benefits, labor relations and employee relations.

Debbie resides in Red Bank, New Jersey with her husband John.

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