Debbie Ricci

Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Services

“Deb” brings more than 35 years of end-to-end financial management, corporate strategy, M&A, strategic partnerships and capital management expertise and leadership within public and private-sector organizations. 

Playing an integral role in the company’s early foundations and leader during several strategic acquisitions, Deb is a respected female executive of the corporate leadership team, working closely with the CEO to deliver on the corporate growth and driveing the company's strategy and financial integrity for continued expansion and success. 

With a mastery of business and operational finance, financial reporting, capital financing, working capital management and broad knowledge of corporate governance issues, Deb focused on mitigating risk and maintaining a strong cash foundation across a portfolio of assets for organic and inorganic growth stability.  Her industry-leading metrics and successful financial management practices have won her numerous industry and academic plaudits throughout her career.  

Before joining Guidehouse, Deb served as a senior financial executive in government services, tech, and manufacturing.  She began her career as a Certified Public Accountant in a Big 4 Accounting firm.


M.B.A., Associates Fellow, University of Pittsburgh

B.S. with Honors, Accounting, Bentley University 


Memberships, Certificates & Activities:

Founding Advisory Board Member at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business Integrated Learning Academy 

Audit & Finance Committee member at a private government services provider

Member of The B2B Project expanding women’s presence in the Board Room

Washington EXEC Top 10 CFOs to Watch in 2021 

2023 University of Pittsburgh Katz’s Graduate School of Business Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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