Debra (Deb) Ferril
Director, Membership & Marketing
Debra (Deb) Ferril has served as Director of Membership and Marketing for the Secure Technology Alliance and US Payments Forum since June 1, 2021. Prior to joining the Alliance and Forum, Ms. Ferril built a successful 40-year career in sales, product management, marketing, and operations. Beginning in the computer industry with secure communication systems, the past 30 years she has been involved in the card, identification, and security industries at IdentiSys and Datacard. With extensive experience in channel, partner, and alliance management, she has been actively involved in creating and implementing multi-application smart card, access control, card and identity lifecycle management, and identity access management solutions in the U.S. and globally. Following undergraduate studies in Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and Business Administration at Capella University, she has a Master’s degree in International Business from Cumbria University, and Executive Education Certificates in Strategy & Innovation and Management & Leadership from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.