Deborah Gardner

President, DG International, LLC

A swimming champion, author, speaker & competitive performance expert helping hundreds of companies and organizations advance to new levels of success while working and living in the fast lane. Whether her audience is servicing customers, selling, negotiating or leading, Deborah’s rising to international prominence with a fast, funny and fabulous captivating style. Deborah's competitive practice comes from living in the fast lane; being a Marine Brat to growing up in a small 16 foot trailer, a real life wedding crasher to an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and a longtime hospitality sales veteran that is known as a “Triple Threat” due to her substantial experience as a supplier, speaker and meeting professional. With a laundry list of honors, Deborah is most recently a Meetings Mean Business ambassador, polled by Meetings & Conventions Magazine as one of the best speakers heard and crowned as Mrs. Arizona 2020.