Deborah Re has more than 20 years of management, entrepreneurial, and organizational development experience. Before joining Big Sister in 2006, Deb worked for City Year Boston where she served as Executive Director. Prior to her management of City Year, Deb was President and Founder of Bridges to Business, a company that specialized in training and placing young adults with non-traditional backgrounds in the workforce. In addition, she has 16 years of experience in the private sector as Vice President of Administration for Keyport Life Insurance Company. As a testament to her commitment to the community, she received the 2001 LeadBoston Community award, the Heroes Among Us award from the Boston Celtics, and the 2011 Changing People’s Lives award from Grand Circle Corporation. In addition, New England Minority Enterprise Development recognized her for helping companies develop a more inclusive workforce in the Greater Boston area. She serves on the Advisory Board for the West End House Boys and Girls Club, and the Selection Advisory Council of the Greenlight Fund, and is co-chair of Mass Mentoring Partnership’s Leadership Council. Deb holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.