Deena is the executive director of Assurance Services for Ernst & Young, LLP (EY). She has over 30 years' experience as a Certified Public Accountant and working mom. Her clients include several San Antonio colleges and universities, nonprofit entities and private companies. She also serves clients throughout the country with compliance audits required of telecommunications companies, regulated utilities, employee benefit plans and corporate sustainability initiatives. Since 2003, Deena has been a San Antonio office leader in EY's Professional Women's Network focusing on helping young women within the San Antonio office balance their career, family, civic and charitable priorities. Deena is married, has three grown daughters and two grandsons. For many years, she has actively volunteered with her daughters' activities, as booster club treasurer, Girl Scout leader, co-leader and cookie mom. She is also currently serving as treasurer of her neighborhood's property owners association and finance officer for the Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. She has served two terms as a member at large for GSSWT (2010-2012), and (2012-2014) and was elected for a third term (2014-2016). She is also the Chair of the board development committee. In addition, Deena is a member of the council's finance and audit committees.