Posted by Craig Buhrendorf
Deborah Stanwood was raised in Phoenix, Arizona along with five siblings. She received her Associates degree in 1985 from Phoenix Community College, where she met her husband John. She later pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education at Arizona State University until their first daughter, Kristin was born. Kristin was just six weeks old in 1987, when they moved to Connecticut. They were only supposed to stay here for two or three years but have been in Connecticut ever since. They now have three children: Kristin, who lives in New Orleans with her husband Andrew and two year old son Logan, JohnMichael who lives in Kentucky with his wife April and three daughters - Crystal (age seven), Willow (age five) and Harley (age four), and Jenna who lives in Washington, DC. The only child remaining at home is their eleven year old beagle, Maggie. Deb and John spend their free time traveling to see their kids and grandkids.

Deb has worked at the Canton branch of Union Savings Bank for the past thirteen years and is currently its Assistant Manager. She loves her job and enjoys helping customers with their financial needs and finding new ways for them to reach their goals. Prior to joining Union Savings Bank, she worked in office administration and was a stay-at-home mom.

Deb was the Canton Girl Scout Cookie Mom for eight years and also served as a Girl Scout Leader and a Cub Scout Den Parent. All-in-all she spent twenty years with the Girl Scouts as a member and as a volunteer. In addition to Rotary, she is a member of the Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Association, as well as the Avon and Canton Chambers of Commerce.