Deborah Pedziwol – Director of Partnership Development
Transitioning to PAACS from the CMDA Stewardship Development Team, Deb brings to PAACS over 20 years of business acumen spanning the industries of banking, telecommunications, and manufacturing. Her experience has been focused on client relationship management, project implementation management, compliance, and quality analysis, with extensive experience in strategic data/performance trending which supported both on-shore and international business relationships. Deb holds a BS in Communications from East Tennessee State University and an MS in Communications from Northwestern University, as well as professional certifications from Villanova University in Project Management and Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt.
A native of East Tennessee, educator, and business professional, Deb has had the opportunity to live her philosophy around the world – “You can give a man a fish and feed him for a day, or you can teach a man how to fish and feed him for life” – completing assignments in the Philippines, Germany, Jamaica, and Guatemala. Throughout her career, Deb has trusted God to lead the way in her life, in rearing her children, and in the direction for her career – understanding that every step she has taken has brought her to this new opportunity at PAACS. The mission of PAACS aligns with her own professional philosophy which is to train for future sustainability and to invest ourselves in training and discipling surgeons in Africa to glorify God and provide excellent, compassionate care to those most in need.