Deena is the Executive Director of Assurance Services for Ernst & Young, LLP. She has more than 25 years experience as a Certified Public Accountant and working mom. Her clients include several San Antonio colleges and universities, not-for-profit 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 led Ernst & Young’s Women’s Initiatives Program 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 a board member of her neighborhood's property owners association and served one term as member-at-large (2010-2012) for GSSWT.