Full Name
Deborah Porter
Porter Systems, LLC
Job Title
Founder, Coach, Consultant
Speaker Bio
Deborah Porter is a sought-after influential voice and media contributor on parenting, motherhood and work/life balance.

Her work helps to reduce attrition and the cost of turnover for businesses, among their working parents by navigating the demands and pressures of the intersection of work/life/family. Providing support beyond parental leave for working parents has been shown to minimize and reduce agency turnover and employee burnout.

Deborah graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va and went on to work in the criminal justice field in Central and Northern Virginia, as a probation/parole officer and criminal investigator. Years after becoming a mother, she started Porter Systems, LLC helping parents design the work/life balance system that best serves them and their families, through coaching. A framework for families to personalize throughout the entire parent life cycle.

Deborah is a recurring expert guest on CBS Virginia This Morning, ABC’s Good Morning Washington and Fox Good Day DC. Her articles have been featured in Parents, Grown and Flown, Motherly and others. She’s provided support for working parents and working mothers in hospital systems, university and educational systems and tech companies.
Deborah Porter