Partner & CFO
Debby Sapp is the Chief Financial Officer for DevDigital, a full-service software development firm in Nashville, Tennessee. Intellectual leader, meticulous, and knowledgeable are just a few words most often used to describe Debby. With over two decades of experience, Debby has established herself as an innovative leader and advisor.
Debby always had an interest in accounting. She received her associate degree in finance/accounting. from Edmonton. During her 22-year entrepreneurial career, she handled accounts in a wide range of different industries. She worked with doctors and managed medical billing for multiple healthcare facilities. Nashville means music and she handled financials for some of country music’s greatest legends, including Alan Jackson, George Jones, and Lee Greenwood.
She transitioned from entrepreneurship and into the tech industry. She started her career with DevDigital in 2013. First as the controller, then advanced to Vice President of Finance to her current role today as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. DevDigital handles enterprise programming with staff of 23 in Nashville and 102 in Vadadoda, India. This has involved learning many things regarding international currencies, laws and regulations. This includes currency transactions monthly and bank reconciliation with multiple banks in India and Nashville.
Dev also has a VC investment subsidiary, Kernel Equity, LLC. Debby manages the finances of six Kernel Equity companies, as well acting as a lead on three Exit transactions of equity companies. These include Maxx Content, LLC in 2021 and Other Left. LLC in 2022. This also means consolidation of multiple financial statements. Ms. Sapp serves as the board treasurer of a Christian-based camp for teenagers. She also serves as a board member for her Church and for a special-needs sports foundation, which she holds a great personal passion for.
Debby enjoys spending time with family, golfing, skiing, and water activities. A little-known and impressive fact about Debby is her passion and expertise in ballroom dancing. This gives her the credibility to not only crunch numbers but also cut a rug!
Debby attributes a large part of her success in finance over the years to daily discipline and working to grow her financial experience all while expanding the nuances of finance. This drive and dedication are what’s led her down the path of entrepreneurship, leadership, and high-level responsibility.