Deborah Gaspard has been an educator in Nebraska for nearly 20 years and teaches an array of courses across business disciplines. Her experience includes traditional instruction and customized training to non-traditional and special populations including secondary dually enrolled, corporate and workforce development, refugee, and reentry transition. Gaspard was awarded the Enactus Jack Kahl Entrepreneurial Leadership Award for the Sam M. Walton Fellow of the Year, the ACBSP Regional and International Teaching Excellence Award, and several awards for service to the community. Service to ACBSP includes Site Evaluator, Kappa Beta Delta International Board of Directors, Associate Degree Board of Commissioners, and ACBSP Board of Directors. Gaspard is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, and a graduate of Tulane University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s in Business Administration from the A.B. Freeman School of Business. In addition to her work with ACBSP, Gaspard works with nonprofits that serve victims of domestic violence, homeless, veterans, and children in foster care. Gaspard currently teaches at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.