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Debra Boggs, MSM

Co-Founder & Executive Resume Writer


As the Co-Founder of D&S Professional Coaching, Debra works with interesting, talented, and successful executives from all over the globe to equip them with the tools they need to advance in the modern job market.


Debra has been recognized as a resume, LinkedIn, and job search expert by The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and many other career-related sites in addition to serving as an international speaker and guest for top-rated podcasts.


She holds a Master of Science in Management, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and an Associate of Science in Labor Studies. She is also a Certified Digital Branding Strategist through Career Thought Leaders.

Debra, her husband, and her two boys relocated from the Midwest to the coast of Maine in 2017. 

Michelle Deatherage

Director of Client Success


Michelle Deatherage brings diverse experience including a 15-year tenure with Lowe’s, a Fortune 50-ranked market leader, where she led sales efforts at the regional, national, and international levels for multibillion-dollar programs.

Following her corporate career, Michelle launched, led, and profitably sold an award-winning natural grocery store brand. As a former D&S client now in semi-retirement, Michelle joined the firm to put her years of experience as a hiring manager and business leader, as well as her creative energy and passion for connecting with others to good use working with our global clients. 

She is currently located in Reno where she and her husband spend the winters skiing. 

Alexander Logan, MS, MBA

Executive Resume Writer

Alex Logan is a long-time certified resume writer and has served as a key member of the D&S team since 2016 leveraging his work experience in defense, government, banking, media, and military.

Alex holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Science in Management and Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Ever the glutton for classroom-induced punishment, Alex is currently a law student at Syracuse University College of Law’s JD Interactive Program.

Alex and his family currently live near Austin, Texas after relocating from northern Nevada in 2017.

Kerri Yates, CPCC, ACE

Executive Resume Writer & Career Coach

Kerri Yates is an expert resume writer and certified coach who has dedicated the past 15 years to helping over 1,000 talented professionals understand and communicate their value through her personal, open, and direct approach.

Prior to following her calling as a career industry leader, Kerri founded, led, and sold two different high-tech companies focused on software development, training, and consulting.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College and holds industry-leading designations including Certified Co-Active Coaching Professional through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and A.C.E. Certified Coach through the World Business & Executive Coach Summit (WBECS).

Jessica Simko

Executive Resume Writer & Job Search Coach


Jessica Simko leverages her 15+ years as a senior-level HR leader in her work as an executive resume writer. After driving all facets of talent management and recruitment for multiple organizations, Jessica brings a unique perspective to her work writing resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and other career-related documents and knows exactly what it takes to get noticed.

As a talented writer and career industry expert, she is a contributor to the Huffington Post’s career advice blog and author of the upcoming book, Why Can't I Be Me?: Understanding and Rising Above the 'Fake It To Make It' Work Culture.

Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and business administration from Bowling Green State University.

Freda Thomas, MBA, CPRW

Executive Resume Writer

Freda brings over 20 years of experience helping executives communicate their value. In addition to her work as an award-winning resume writer, Freda’s deep expertise spans HR consulting, authoring a LinkedIn Learning course, serving as a technology job search coach for the Flatiron School, and developing a cloud-based Staffing Management platform.


Freda holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, and earned a designation as a Certified Professional Resume Writer through the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches. She is currently pursuing a Professional Coaching Certification through iPEC and is based in New York City.

Jennifer Alonzo Reule, CPRW

Executive Resume Writer


Jennifer Alonzo Reule is a certified and published resume writer who has dedicated the past 15 years to developing high-impact career branding documents and LinkedIn profiles for thousands of candidates around the globe. As a top writer in the field, her work was featured in the book Modernize Your Resume: Get Noticed…Get Hired.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Kansas State University. Additionally, she has held the Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) designation through the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches for over a decade.

Anna Snyder

Executive Assistant

As a native of Colombia now living in Nashville, TN, Anna Snyder is an internationally experienced professional with previous roles leading high-level customer service, team leadership, and corporate training program management for large-scale, multinational leaders in telecommunications and technology. 

She joined the D&S team because of her outstanding commitment to quality, customer service excellence, and collaborative spirit. She touches almost every aspect of our business to ensure client needs are met quickly and to advance our special projects.


She’s currently working toward her second bachelor’s degree, this time in Business Administration in the US, after having finished her Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Childhood Education in Colombia earlier in her career.