Through her company, The DPJ Training Group, Deborah L. Parker has been providing motivational speaking, leadership, diversity and personal development learning programs for private and public sector clients for over 15 years. Using the tools of 360 feedback and other developmental assessments, she has also coached all levels of employees through periods of significant change in their career and personal lives. To solidify her work, Deborah blends an academic background of an M.A. in Human Resource Development from George Mason University and B.A. in Sociology from the College of William and Mary with career stops as an Army reserve officer and corporate manager, to ensure best result outcomes for her customers. She also graduated the US Army Command and General Staff College.  Deborah is a member of the Metro DC Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development, Loudoun County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and other community groups. Deborah has penned three books, Navigating Life's Roadways: Stories of Insight from My Odyssey and Inspiration for Your Journey and Life is A Review: Observations and Collection of My Passages Through the Times. Both chronicle highlights of her life's setbacks and successes with the themes of career, family, and choices in a motivating format with relatable takeaways for readers. Her newest work is For People of Strength, Soul, and Spirit: 7 Guidelines for Life & Career Success which focuses on African American goal achievement. Her latest publication, Hardcore Leadership: 11 Master Lessons from My Airborne Ranger Uncle’s “Final Jump” chronicles the life and leadership of my late favorite uncle, Harris L. Parker, a retired Command Sergeant Major, Vietnam Vet, Ranger Hall of Fame inductee and the Honorable Chief Magistrate and Chair of the Sussex County Board of Supervisors. More information on her books and speaking can be found at; http://www.navigatinglifesroadways.com/