Debbi Beavers joined the Kansas ABC in January 2004. In 2010, she was promoted to licensing manager and promoted to operations manager in 2015. She was appointed interim ABC Director in 2016 and was confirmed by the Senate in January 2017. Debbi is the first female director since the inception of ABC in 1949 and serves at the pleasure of the Secretary of Revenue. Debbi’s priorities for the ABC Division are to regulate the industry consistently, provide excellent customer service and increase compliance with liquor laws through education and training. Prior to joining the Kansas ABC, Debbi lived in Missouri and worked in the private sector as a Medicare compliance analyst and also a social services director. Debbi studied at Missouri Western State College and has an associate’s degree in travel.