Deborah, or “Deb” as most know her, has been working at Ridge Animal Hospital since April of 1994. Deb was born in Farmville and raised on a farm in Drakes Branch, Virginia. She graduated Southside Virginia Community College with an associate’s degree in Business Administration and then graduated Radford College with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and a minor in Drafting and Design and Police Science. She is involved in many town and community organizations, including Drakes Branch Town Council, Drakes Branch Museum, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, as well as many others. Deb plays piano for her church as well as sings in the community choir. She has several dogs, cats and a number of large animals that keep her company, as well as lots of local wildlife that surrounds her home. Her interests include hiking, biking, camping, gardening, genealogy, as well as worship. Occasionally, Deb gets to sleep.