A Bahamian decent born and raised in Florida, Debraca Russell is the CEO and Principal Writer at Agape Career Counseling Group. Debraca's professional memberships include the NAAHR National Association of African Americans in Human Resources member and a member of the Resume Writing Academy while being a certified professional Career Coach with PARW/CC. Debraca is an Achi Award winning, key note speaker and facilitator traveling domestically and internationally, embracing the mentality of “It takes a village to raise a child”. Living a life of inclusion, diversity and acceptance, Debraca realized her true calling after climbing several ladders in corporate America was to be a servant leader. As a servant leader, Debraca rediscovered her passion for helping people that would lead to a career as a coach that enables her to be a coaching powerhouse. Debraca specializes in the areas of interviewing and salary negotiations by staying connected in the world of management with peer research. Changes happen daily, so we need to be pliable enough to adapt.
As a graduate of Tallahassee Community College (Associate of Arts concentration in retail), Florida State University (Bachelors in Science Textile Science and Merchandising concentration in Business Administration) and Saint Leo University (Master of Business Administration concentration in Human Resource) she has coined herself to be a life time student. "You can learn something from everyone, if you JUST listen".
As a career coach, Debraca consistently uses motivational interviewing to coach her clients into careers they never imagined such as recruiting, management, human resources, IT, medical, customer service, sales, and project management.