Judge – Finalist
Founder & Chair, Young Entrepreneurs Academy
Deborah Sternberg is the Founder and Chair of Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge (YEA BR). This non-profit works with the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business and other partners to transform area high school students into confident entrepreneurs. Deborah is also the former President of Starmount Life Insurance Company in Baton Rouge.
Coming from the PR/Media Relations field, Deborah also worked with Goodman Media International, CBS News and the White House Office of Media Affairs. Sternberg is a graduate of Columbia University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and graduated magna cum laude.