Deborah Kirshman is retired Assistant Director and Director of Development at the University of California Press where she worked for 25 years. Deborah also served as art history editor, acquiring over 200 titles from authors in the U.S. and abroad. Upon retirement, Deborah formed a consulting firm specializing in fundraising, publications, and nonprofit program development and evaluation. She currently serves as Chair of the Helzel Family Foundation. Deborah holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in art history from the University of Michigan.