Debbie Lindsey-Opel has spent years motivating and inspiring others to understand their true messages. Starting off her career in corporate America, she has become the go-to resource for corporate, government, and non-profit clients wanting to improve their business, teamwork, communication skills and, ultimately, their success. Her diverse background spans industry types and sizes. She values the unique qualities of each organization – large or small, public or private, profit or non-profit.
Debbie has more than 30 years of leadership, communications, and public affairs experience. She has managed a multi-7-figure budget for community engagement and social responsibility, worked as a Mayor’s Chief of Staff, and owned her own business for the past 15 years. Her experience includes leading more than 500 engagements with her clients on a range of leadership, communication, personality, confidence, and workforce development topics.
Debbie has been the facilitator/trainer for groups of 400+ and groups of 5. Each receives her highest attention because she recognizes the impact of her work. She believes the “experts” are in the room – she succeeds when they embrace their gifts and talents, putting them to work to improve their organizations. She has developed and delivered a wide-range of curriculum, with a focus on understanding how we “show up in the world” leveraging communication, confidence, and personality.
Prior to forming her own business, Debbie previously worked for the City of Corpus Christi, H-E-B, a Texas-based grocery retailer, and as a Human Resources Officer for a bank. She has served on many non-profit boards including the Christus Spohn Hospital Foundation Board and has Chaired both the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and United Way.