Deb Schechter

Deb Schechter

Deb Schechter

Finance Associate

Fun Fact: Previously had a business called Deb’s Dogs, where she boarded up to 10 dogs in her one- bedroom apartment.

What did you study and how did the experience shape you?

I received my MFA at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Clay. I was the youngest student in the program and being surrounded with very talented artists helped me to formulate my vision of beauty.

What do you like to do in your free time and why do you enjoy doing it?

I love to walk to a nearby park that has a beautiful path with streams and meadows; to witness the change of seasons surrounding me and to have the time for reflection. I also love to care for plants and it brings me such delight when my plants have a new leaf or flower.

Who is your role model and why?

Avatar Meher Baba. His life revealed Godliness as truth through love.

What is your favorite passage from the bible and why?

Deuteronomy 6:5. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart….” If I could practice this always I would be able to respond with wholehearted loving kindness in any situation, with the determination and commitment of true faith.