Debra White, Vice President Information Technology, is a recognized technology leader known for crafting strategic vision to achieve business goals. She leads a best in class, innovative, robust and secure information technology infrastructure. Debra’s responsibilities encompass strategic technology issues to include governance and policy, R&D, on and off-site data centers and management reporting capabilities critical to the success of company performance and business initiatives.
Debra‘s expanded role includes the position of Vice President of Fleet Maintenance, with oversight of fleet operations servicing Matheson’s shops and terminals nationwide. With a reputation for judicious use of resources – resulting in cost containment, Debra optimized inventory management and equipment procurement, adapting technology for maximum fuel economy, and supports the company’s growing leadership position in the natural gas vehicle industry.
Debra has over 30 years in technology leadership roles. Prior to joining Matheson, Debra was Director Information Technology Operations for Moore Corporation, managing technology infrastructure, cross functional teams and leading its technical support call center servicing 8000 users. As Director Information Technology at Michigan Catholic Conference, Debra led overall strategic planning, and execution of all IT functions servicing seven Dioceses of Michigan.
Debra studied Computer Science and Business Administration at Lansing Community College and Western Michigan University. She holds technology certifications, and completed SHRM-PHR certification coursework. Debra also serves on Spireon’s Customer Advisory Board.
Debra is an avid boater and enjoys traveling. She lives in Fair Oaks and adores spending time with her children and grandchildren.