Debra A. Soule

Director of Administration

Debbie is originally from Pennsylvania where she gained her educational background concentrating in Accounting, Business Management, Sales and Marketing.  She has over 30 years experience in business development and growth through cost controlling, sales creation, marketing, customer service and coordination of group services.

Upon moving to Central New York in 1998 Debbie became involved with the business management and development for the County of Madison as the Operations Director for with Madison County Transit System in New York, responsible for the countywide transit system with over site of the operations and responsible for the financial, contractual, and federal capital funding obligations.  She was directly responsible for state and federal funding, developed third party contracts from local businesses and organizations, coordinated with local Department of Social Services (DSS), Department of Health (DOH), Rehabilitation Center (ARC), Community Action Programs (CAP), Senior Centers, and many local businesses.  Development of this system resulting in a growth of 50% the first year, with significant cost savings realized.

Debbie realizing counties across New York State had local and federal programs which were not operating efficiently or effectively so she created a consulting company, Soule Consulting Services as part of the New York State Women in small business.  As owner, operator of Soule Consulting Services from 2001 thru the current year services have been contracted as a state purveyor thru the RFP process for Transportation Coordination of services and business development plans for state and federal funded projects in the counties of Madison, Franklin, Schoharie, Otsego, Greene, Columbia and the City of Gloversville.

Looking for additional challenges Debbie became a part of Eberhardt LLC. in 2004 as Director of Administration.  She is responsible for business management, analysis, accounting, human resources, administration staff, sales and marketing.  The organization entered into a long term contract with Colgate University to operated and manage the Colgate Inn in Hamilton, NY.   As the Eberhardt reputation and companies grew to include a number of additional llc’s and properties Hospitality Concepts LLC. was created.  Debbie currently has administrative over site of the Colgate Inn, Hamilton Inn, NO. 10 Tavern, Gould Hotel, The Red Mill Inn and Hospitality Concepts LLC.   Debbie is focused on the growth of Hospitality Concepts LLC and the future development of successful projects.