A native of Sacramento, California, Debra D. Winans founded Linking Solutions, a Marketplace Network Company that specializes in connecting business professionals and ministries' jurisdictions. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and holds a BSC in Organization and Communications with a Minor in Women and Gender Studies. Ms. Winans is a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Indian Bible College, for dedication and work serving on the Commission for Women conferred to her by the College's President. She holds numerous certificates in teaching, training, and counseling in Sexual Assault Advocacy.

Ms. Winans is innate to transforming ecclesiastical and secular organizations into high-performance, profitable, and efficient entities. She is the author of Life Altered, Not Over... My Silent Journey to Wholeness and The Invitation, a Thomas Nelson's first women's devotions a collaborative novel.

Ms. Winans desires to empower men and women to overcome challenges and negative perceptions that hinder them from experiencing success. She has two loves in her life, her children, Miya, and Benjamin.