Deborah Vaughan was born and raised in San Antonio Texas. She is the oldest of five children and moved to the Sarasota area in 1986 after her father retired from the U.S. Air Force. Deborah graduated from the University of South Florida in 2017 after earning a Masters degree in Business Administration. She is currently the Vice President, Banking Center Manager at CenterState Bank and has been in the banking industry for almost 30 years here in the Sarasota-Manatee area. Deborah and her husband Rod were married in 2005, and they currently have one son.