Deborah Kresal brings more than 25 years of experience as an executive assistant to the Foundation team. She joined in 2017 as the Executive Assistant to Danita D. Nias, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, FAU, and CEO of the FAU Foundation. Kresal also served as the FAUF Board liaison, office manager, and HR Partner. As the division grew, her primary role was honed to assist with the day to day support of the Vice President while remaining as HR Partner for the department.
- Kresal moved to Florida from the Chicago area in 1985.
- Before her career in higher education advancement, Kresal was the Executive Assistant in the advertising division at the South Florida Sun Sentinel newspaper for more than 10 years.
- She also served 7 years as the Executive Administrative Director at McGee and Starr Advertising in Boca Raton, Florida.