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Debra Altman

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Comptroller
Responsible for all financial and accounting functions, Debra is the senior financial officer of CMM and its affiliate, Wheels Up Events. Very knowledgeable of the marine industry and well connected to clients and managers alike, she comes from a long history of financial management over the past 19 years. Graduating in 2005 with her Business Administration degree, she's been responsible the oversight of complicated business operations since.

She believes in:
  • Strong fiscal controls and procedure adherence.
  • Effective communication.
  • Accuracy and complete transparency.
  • Quick response/follow up.
  • Timely and concise financial reporting.
  • "Boots on the ground" marina training and inspections.
Since joining CMM in April of 2015, Debra has established:
  • Contiguous use of one marina management software throughout all CMM managed properties.
  • Developed a single source IT management and security system.
  • Third level independent manual audit trail for major Sportfishing tournaments.
  • Created internal chain of command and system process.
Debra excels at training and building redundancy within the financial controls and reporting side of the company. Never one to miss an opportunity to grow and develop team members to the best of their abilities, she is very organized, creative and holds everyone accountable to her high performing standards. Unique in her industry, she understands how important it is to travel to each marina property and inspect/train the onsite staff personally and directly. Married to her husband Steve, Debra enjoys boating on her pontoon boat and motorcycling on their Harley Davidson.