Debi Heaton is a native of Kilgore, TX. Debi completed a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Stephen F. Austin College in 1973 and an MBA at Amber University in 1990. Debi joined TI in June of 1974 as a telephone operator in the Semiconductor Building. She then moved to the Customer Response Center, which led her to IS&S Customer Service where she supervised the CIC billings systems. During the last few years at TI, she became an accounting manager and retired in 2009. She served as the TIAA Treasurer from 2011-2013. Debi said she believes it is beneficial to belong to TIAA because it keeps you in touch with the TIers that you worked with over the years.