Deborah Kalp

Deborah Kalp

Director, Open Enrollment Programs

Deborah Kalp has been with Executive Education at Michigan Ross since 2004 and is currently director of corporate accounts. In this role, she works with corporations and individuals to help them identify development needs both individually and for others on their team.

Deborah brings her automotive background in manufacturing quality, sales, and training to her role with more than 30 years of experience in a variety of organizations such as Ford Motor, Inland Tool & Mfg., and Giddings and Lewis, and ten years running her own Manufacturers Rep. Company selling CNC machined automotive components, traffic logistics, and some capital equipment.

Her prior experiences give her a unique perspective, having worked for OEM, Tier 1, and Tier 2 manufacturers. She held roles as director of quality, continuous improvement, and training prior to transitioning into the sales and business development arena

In her role at Ross Executive Education, she enjoys meeting with executives at all levels in organizations around the globe to share experiences that may be beneficial in the development of their future talent.  

Deborah has an MS in administration from Central Michigan University with an HR focus, and a BS in administration from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

In her spare time, Deborah enjoys family, travel, and the experiences that await. Her favorite destination is the next new place she visits.