Deborah McBride has nearly three decades of experience in financial and system design and employee management, both in the private and public sectors. Prior to her work at the Foundation, McBride worked for two decades at Tri-County Health Department, the largest local health department in Colorado serving the one and a quarter million residents of Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties. During that time, McBride held numerous positions including Informatics Specialist and Administrative Analyst, both in environmental health. She continues there as a part time Administrative Coordinator and works as an Operations Consultant for Caring for Colorado. McBride earned her BSBA cum laude from the University of Denver.