Dee is the Director of Parent Support Programs, responsible for the creation and development of programs to support families affected by addiction. She has been a strong advocate and ambassador for Shatterproof, testifying at Senate hearings, volunteering at support groups, schools, and family meetings, and participating in Shatterproof events. She is the founder of a closed Facebook support group for parents who have lost a child or are struggling with addiction, as well as a part of the Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction New York 5K and Shatterproof family task force committees.
Prior to joining Shatterproof, Dee spent over three decades in the beauty and fashion industry, most recently as Global Vice President of Marketing for ECRU New York. Her studies in art and make-up artistry brought her around the world at a very young age, where her work graced the pages of major fashion magazines. Her vast knowledge of communications, sales/marketing, and training made her an often-requested speaker and recognized leader in the industry.
Dee and her husband are the parents of grown twins (boy and girl) The impact of addiction that affected her own family has made her dedicated and extremely passionate about educating and sharing prevention and treatment with others struggling on this journey.