About Candidate

Deb is a health care professional, local businesswoman and a longtime resident of our community. Deb treasures the unique communities and the thriving businesses in our area. As a physical therapist and sole owner of Des Peres Physical Therapy Deb has built her professional reputation on results. She is recognized as a leader in her field and receives referrals from around the region.

Born and raised in New England, Deb left home to put herself through college at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Soon after, Deb moved to The St. Louis area and has resided here ever since.

Deb first sparked her interest in politics as a teenager when she participated in Girls State, a program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. There she learned the importance and value of Democratic government. She put her enthusiasm to work in the following years by becoming involved in many local and state issues. Deb has worked the halls of the state capitol in Jefferson City to support issues important to her and the people in this district. In 2006, she served as an intern for State Representative Barbara Fraser.

In 2003, Deb had the great opportunity of having her nephew move in with her. Griffin is now a thriving adult in our community

Deb is an active leader and enthusiastic volunteer in community service and community improvement endeavors


  • Member, Kirkwood Rotary Club
    Deb’s been involved in the good works of Rotary International since 1985.

  • Member, Steering Committee for Hands on Kirkwood
    Raised funds and recruited volunteers for Hands on Kirkwood (HOK) Day 2011-2013

  • Member, Kirkwood Historical Society

  • Member, Friends of Kirkwood Public Library

  • Member, Kirkwood Living Green

  • Member, Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice

  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association

  • Member, Missouri Physical Therapy Association

  • Board of Directors, Mary Culver Home for the Visually Impaired (located in Kirkwood)

  • Volunteer, 50 Trees for 50 Years (Kirkwood – 2011-2013)

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