Debbie Robins


Debbie Robins is a highly respected executive, leadership and career coach with deep roots in the entertainment industry. She is affiliated with the prestigious Rockport Institute of Career Change and Counseling in Washington, D.C., lauded by Bill Clinton as pioneers in the field, has been named one of the top executive coaches in the country by Marshall Goldsmith, and is the recipient of a Masters degree in the field of Psychology from the University of Santa Monica in Los Angeles, California. A world-class professional, Debbie has extensive expertise in helping clients attain sustainable professional and personal success. Her moniker: success is an inside job –inside yourself and inside your company.
Debbie is a go-to person for advice and recently appeared on ABC (The Job Club, GMA Health), NBC (LXTV, Chuck Scarborough) and Fox News (The Strategy Room). She has appeared on national and syndicated radio shows (Joan Hamburg, Joey Reynolds, Ask Missy, Dr. Nancy, The Doctors); is a featured blogger for the Huffington Post and a best-selling author. Debbie’s first book, Where Peace Lives, enjoys endorsements from Deepak Chopra, Gore Vidal, Maria Shriver, Arianna Huffington, Penny Marshall, Jane Seymour, Debbie Ford and more. Her second book, Shovel It! Kick-Ass Advice To Turn Life’s Crap Into The Peace And Happiness You Deserve, came out in November 2009 and hosts a celebrity chapter including many of Debbie’s Hollywood and C-Suite friends: Deepak Chopra, Rosanna Arquette, Julia Ormond, Sandra Bernhard, Peter Schlessel/ President of Sony Pictures Worldwide, Carolyn Bivens/former commissioner of the LPGA, CIO Dan Burrier/Ogilvy West, music phenom Daniel Powter, top environmentalists, Nobel Peace Prize winners and more. Her books are an organic extension of her passion to help people make the choices that will give them successful lives.
For over twenty years Debbie was an established Hollywood film and television producer. She was President of Roland Joffe’s Warner Brothers company, a producing partner with director John McTiernan and Donna Dubrow, a producing partner with director Penny Marshall, and a Vice President at Disney. She produced Calendar Girl, Amanda, Fat Man And Little Boy, The Right To Remain Silent, The Challenger, Samaritan; The Mitch Snyder Story and Boner the Dog, working with such talent as Paul Newman, Martin Sheen, Cicely Tyson, George Segal, Jason Priestley, Dennis Haysbert, Kieran Culkin, Laura San Giacomo, Amanda Plummer, Patrick Dempsey, Sandra Bernhardt, Robert Loggia, LL. Cool J, and more. She has overseen the development and production of numerous other television and film projects.
Debbie graduated cum laude from Kenyon College. She is married to film director/writer Hubert de La Bouillerie and resides in New York City.