Debra Abramovitz is an Executive Director of Morgan Stanley and serves as Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Debra oversees all financial, administrative, investor relations and operational activities for Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, and its predecessor Morgan Stanley Venture Partners funds. Debra also serves as COO of Morgan Stanley Credit Partners. Debra joined Morgan Stanley’s Finance Department in 1983 and joined Morgan Stanley Private Equity in 1988, with responsibility for monitoring portfolio companies. Previously, Debra was with Ernst & Young. Debra is a graduate of American University in Paris and the Columbia Business School.