Debra Cummings Mathias

debra mathias linkedin trainerDebra Mathias has over 30 years of sales, marketing, promotions, branding and sales management experience. As president of Connect to Clients and a LinkedIn trainer and coach for over 7 years Debra brings her strategic actionable approach to everyone from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. Her dedication to the success of others is what sets her career apart. Debra’s guiding philosophy is to “pay it forward.” Her LinkedIn strategies gives companies and individuals the toolkit they need to succeed in social media marketing.

Debra is host of #LinkedInLocal Raleigh/Triangle, a worldwide networking initiative held quarterly in the Triangle area to bring LinkedIn connections face-to-face to market, promote, and grow their businesses. As a former race car driver for 13 years and 15-year breast cancer survivor she puts her focus, determination, and passion for success into every aspect of her life.

Debra is a current Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) member and a former race car driver who competed for 12 years in the Spec Miata class of both the SCCA and the National Auto Sports Associate (NASA). She is still involved in amateur motorsports competition as crew chief for her husband. Debra am also a Black Belt in Karate.