Debra Craig Joins Discovery Park of America as Director of Finance
Union City, Tenn. – Discovery Park of America has announced that Debra Craig, an experienced financial professional, has joined the organization’s leadership team as director of finance. She will manage the business-and finance-related functions of Discovery Park.
Craig has a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in finance and a Master of Science in education leadership from the University of Tennessee at Martin. She has most recently been working at UT Martin as a resource specialist with the Department of Educational Studies within the College of Education, Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Before joining UT Martin, Craig worked as a municipal administrator. Prior to that, she held staff accountant positions at the Dyer County Courthouse and Honeywell Consumer Products. Craig has over 20 years of experience in public administration, including financial management and grant administration for NGOs.
She is active in various non-profits including serving as vice president of the Dyersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., which conducts community service projects in Obion County, and vice president of the Obion County/Union City branch of NAACP, Inc. She has also served as project manager of N73RED, Inc., mentor in the UTM mentorship collaborative, member of National Society of Leadership and Success and advisor for Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity.
“Debra is an extraordinary leader with a proven track record and background developing financial strategies that enhance the work of non-profit organizations like Discovery Park,” said Scott Williams, president and CEO. “I’m thrilled she has decided to join our team, and I look forward to working with her as we implement our mission to inspire children and adults to see beyond.”
Craig is a graduate of Obion County Leadership and the Certified Municipal Finance Officer program administered by the UT Institute for Public Service. She is also a volunteer for the Delta Academy Youth Initiative, Union City football, Trudy’s Kids Café and various community music ministries.
For more information about Discovery Park of America, visit www.discoveryparkofamerica.com or call 731-885-5455.