Debra Cabral


Controversial challenge? Bring it on.

Debra is a “go to” strategist for those who are facing controversial legislative and regulatory issues and need to shape public policy debates.

One look at her 25+ year career tells you why she is so highly qualified. Debra spent nearly a decade on the Hill as special assistant to House Speaker Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. and as an aide to the Iran Contra Committee. She was EVP and COO of Dittus Communications; General Manager of Strategic Communications and Managing Director of Public Affairs for FTI Consulting; and Executive Vice President with Porter Novelli. She holds an MBA in business economics and public policy from the George Washington University.

From fracking to Frankenfood, Debra has taken on many a hot topic, helping countless organizations turn negative public opinion into the positive perceptions that influence legislative results.