Deborah Holland is an independent human resources consultant and coach. From February 2008 until December 2021, Deborah was president of DLJ & Associates, a consulting firm providing a full range of general human resources (HR) expertise, including organizational capacity building; talent management including the development and facilitation of leadership training and succession planning; leadership transition and executive search; change management; diversity, equity and inclusion training and professional coaching.
Prior to starting her consulting practice, Deborah served as vice president of staffing and employee relations for a global telecommunications company where she was responsible for the company’s business unit human resources support, recruitment and retention strategy and employee relations. Deborah also held various HR leadership positions with the University of Richmond; DTE Energy; Duquesne Light and Mellon Bank. Deborah’s nonprofit experience includes senior leadership positions with the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh and INROADS/Pittsburgh.
Deborah received her M. Ed in Counseling Education and a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a certified life and career coach.