Deb Abrahamson

Deb recently retired from the Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF) after nearly 20 years, including 10 years as its first Executive Director. She grew the non-profit's revenue tenfold, tripling its programming and creating a thriving summer camp. In addition to serving on PBN's board, Deb is President of the Maywood Fine Arts board of directors, Chair of Women in Philanthropy, a giving group of the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, and new member of Growing Community Media's board. She is also a career coach with the Posse Foundation. Deb attended Cornell University and earned a B.A. in Communication from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from the University of Chicago. She and her husband live in Oak Park, where they raised their two children.