BioDebi Alexander joined PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families in April 2015 as its Director of Development. Prior to joining PHILLIPS, Debi served as the Executive Director at the Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center, where she built a $3.8 million state of the art equestrian center serving almost 300 clients with special needs and recovering military personnel from Walter Reed Medical Center. She was a 2013 Northern Virginian of the Year for her work advocating for children with special needs. With more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and donor relations experience, Debi has served special needs and at risk youth interests at RTRC, a private family foundation, Fairfax County Government’s Office of Public Private Partnerships and at the White House. Debi received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from George Mason University and a JD from the Antonin Scalia School of Law-GMU. She is a member of the Class of 2017 Leadership Fairfax’s Emerging Leaders Institute. She is currently a member of the Annandale, Tysons and Northern Virginia Chambers of Commerce. Debi served on the board of directors of the Prince William County Health and Human Services Board, President and board member of the Former Members of Congress Auxiliary, as an Ambassador for the Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, the Selection Committee for the Northern Virginia Jewish Community Center’s ReelAbilities Film Festival and has volunteered for numerous political campaigns.