/ About Us
Our twenty-strong team
Listen to Debbie tell the story of how Spring (our parent company) and D/srupt came to be. Like most businesses it has taken a few years of hard work and long days to become an overnight success. She talks about our processes and working practices that we use to help our clients grow.
/ Our Team
Founder / Facilitator
Debbie has owned and operated her own businesses since she was 20 years old. Gaining a ‘business principles’ grounding in a corporate environment becoming a full-time entrepreneur in 2000 and for the past 17 years she has designed growth strategies for some of the country’s large corporations including Fonterra, Bluescope, Carters and Meridian as well as being an owner in over 12 of her own startups. Debbie’s work has been recognised by winning the Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005.
Kimball began his career in Investment Banking and then selected a range of corporate roles in strategic development projects. Since 2002 Kimball has been consulting to large corporations on developing strategic level plans and financial models for growth projects. He has worked on over twenty strategic growth and process improvement assignments, spanning a broad range of industries.
/ The Team