Debbie leads global executive searches in both the private and public sector, from Fortune 100 companies to universities and government agencies. She recruits diverse senior executives across all functions, including General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers and regulatory leaders, in a wide variety of industries.
Debbie is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and often partners with U.S. clients on overseas hiring needs. Before joining Bridge Partners, Debbie spent over 6 years as a Managing Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa’s in-house practice group.
Prior to her career in executive search, she gained corporate experience as in-house counsel for Marriott International and also served as General Counsel of an international restaurant chain. She began her career as an attorney at Troutman Sanders and Reed Smith. Debbie is actively involved in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
She received a BA degree from McGill University and a JD from Washington & Lee School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.