Deborah P. Rubin

Senior Partner, Practice Leader Co-Head, Board & CEO Services


Dr. Deborah Rubin is a senior partner and co-head of Board & CEO Services in the Philadelphia office. She specializes in CEO succession, senior executive and senior team development, and managing and implementing organizational change. Deborah serves executives in a wide range of settings, from family-owned businesses to large multi-billion-dollar multinational corporations. She has worked in industries including retail, travel, high-tech, energy, food and food service, and manufacturing and mining.

Prior to joining RHR International, Deborah worked in the business sector for a number of years. Initially part of a management training program, she progressed to a variety of roles in manufacturing, recruiting, and sales before returning to school to obtain her graduate degree.

Deborah received her master’s degree and Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. She received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. She is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and a member of the American Psychological Association’s Society of Consulting Psychology.