Who We Are

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandi

Debra L.C. Liverpool

Debra L.C. Liverpool

Debra Liverpool (Debbie) joined the UM Capital Region Health Foundation Office in January 2017 with an extensive 20-year career in philanthropy.

She has worked with, DELCY, LLC for many years. Consulting with small nonprofits in philanthropy. Her experience includes Director of Philanthropy at Family Services, Inc., serving Montgomery, Prince Georges County and Baltimore Counties in Maryland, and as a Major Gift Officer with the American Red Cross, National Capital Area. She has worked with several nonprofits, including the Washington Adventist Hospital Foundation as a Development Officer, University of Maryland, and Scholarships as Development Director, also as President/CEO of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, and the YMCA, Metropolitan Washington as Development Officer and Legislative Liaison to County, State, and Federal Governments.

Before her work in philanthropy, she was in banking and finance for 20 years with various banks, by merger or acquisition - Citizens Bank and Trust(SunTrust), Washington Federal, Equitable Bank, Maryland National Bank, NationsBank (Bank of America), Sandy Spring Bank, and AllFirst (M&T).

She is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of George Washington University. Debra is an active volunteer with several organizations. The Seneca Community Church; The Peoples Community Baptist Church; Xi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Volunteer for the Pearl and Ivy Educational Foundation, Inc.; Past President and Treasurer of Jack and Jill of America Montgomery County; and Past Treasurer Boy Scout Troop 96 at The Peoples Community Baptist Church. Over the years, her service has been with many civic and community groups including Rotary, Kiwanis, NIH Liaison Committee and Layhill South Civic Association. Debbie presently serves on the Leadership Montgomery Programs Committee . Currently, she is serving on the board of Jewish Council for Aging.

Debbie lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, married to Kenneth Nelson and very proud of her four adult children.