Debby Olken

Business Development Director
207.781.6465

“I am so pleased to be part of KMA’s collaborative and energetic team of HR professionals and to translate my experience as an HR director in single organizations into my KMA consultant role. I am also thrilled to be focusing on KMA’s sales and business development, helping to grow our customer base throughout northern New England.”



Debby is an experienced human resources professional. For nearly 20 years, she worked as HR director for two complex organizations (the Maine Judicial Branch and the Maine State Legislature), and as a KMA consultant, she has worked with a variety of small and medium-sized businesses.

As KMA’s Business Development Manager, Debby meets regularly with prospective clients to understand their HR needs and explore how best KMA can provide immediate assistance and solutions, and establish long-terms partnerships in all things HR.  She also works closely with strategic business partners to ensure that KMA clients have broad access to the variety of professional business services that they may require.

Debby earned her SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and her SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional) designations and served on the Board of the Human Resources Association of Southern Maine. She holds a BA in History and Political Science from Indiana University, a Masters an MS in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver, and a Certification in Mediation from the University of Southern Maine.