Debi has founded three business including a public accounting firm, Peverill & Associates , in 1988 after spending ten years with national accounting firms. In 1998, she founded SBR Communications Inc., the vehicle for her speaking interests. In 2013, Painless Financial Training Group Inc. was created to publish her books and offer people financial information they need to know to stay out of trouble and make more money.
She is an accomplished trainer. Debi teaches financial management courses in the Executive and Professional Development program, the Diploma in Management program, and the Executive Masters of Business Administration program at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, NS.