Deb Pagnotta

President & CEO: Deb Volberg Pagnotta, J.D. (subject matter expert) developed the concepts of diversityDNA™ based on her unique work/life experiences and in the thousands of workshops she has provided on workplace conduct to organizations worldwide. A top-rated lawyer for over 25 years, she has served as a managing Assistant Attorney General for the NYS Department of Law, Director of Legal Affairs for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and as employment law partner for Kirkpatrick & Silverberg, LLP with a focus on workplace harassment and discrimination. She founded Interfacet, Inc., in 1999 as a boutique workplace-conduct training company. Through Interfacet she has worked with a broad spectrum of organizations both public and private, US-based and international, ranging from a global corporate communications firm and a medical technology company to high-end restaurants, fire departments, law firms, museums, and government agencies. Her passion for multiculturalism and for improving human communication began with her childhood in Africa and Europe and has matured into deep engagement in workplace conduct, communication and, conflict resolution. She serves as an adjunct professor at Iona College, teaching a range of courses from Intercultural Communication to Communication, Technology and Society. Her delight in the intelligent use of emerging technology for learning inspired her development of the phone app diversityDNA™.,

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