Deb Haggerty is a lover of God, a wife, and a mother. Born in Benson, Minnesota, she graduated from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, in 1969 with a BA in English Literature and a minor in music and religion.

Deb worked for Southern Bell and AT&T for thirteen years, holding positions from non-management to district level management. While at Southern Bell, she completed an MBA in Human Resources Management and Organizational Design.

She left AT&T in 1985 to found Positive Connections®, a management consulting and training firm. After successfully battling breast cancer in 2000, she started a website to encourage others on that path, 2010 saw the start of her Christian book review site, In 2016, she purchased Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. (, a Christian publishing company.

Deb teaches at many Christian writers’ conferences, has been published in over twenty books, and has over fifty articles to her credit. She loves talking with groups about her relationship with Jesus Christ.

Roy and Deb live on beautiful Boot Pond just outside Plymouth, Massachusetts, with Coki the Dog, their adorable miniature dachshund.