Debra oversees Metromile’s corporate, consumer and internal communications. She has more than 20 years of experience working with high growth consumer companies. Serving as Metromile’s first senior head of communications, she’s held similar roles at SoFi and LendUp, two fintechs recognized for creating well-loved, disruptor brands. Prior, she was SVP of corporate communications for Bank of the West, an $89 billion bank owned by BNP Paribas. Before moving in-house, Debra was an EVP at Edelman, the world’s largest privately held communications agency, where she ran its SF-based corporate, crisis, and social responsibility practice. She’s a graduate of SUNY Oneonta.