Deb Hallberg is the Business Development Manager for Industry Groups at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, those include: Life Sciences, Entrepreneurial and Emerging Companies, Data Security & Privacy, Internet & Technology and Energy, Telecommunications & Utilities. Deb also serves as the Firm’s relationship manager for some of its national and international associations, i.e., Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Association of Corporate Counsel (chapter sponsorships), and TerraLex, an international organization for lawyers. She has been with Barnes & Thornburg for a total of 19 years.
Deb coordinates a CFO Roundtable for central Indiana, the firm’s liaison with Indiana Health Industry Forum, is former Board member of the Indiana chapter of Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, former Board member now Board Emeritus of Women & Hi Tech, Chair of the Central Indiana Women’s Business Center Advisory Council, member of the BOI board, member of Legal Marketing Association, National Association of Professional Women, and Delta Theta Tau Sorority.
Deb studied marketing and home economics at Ball State and Purdue University, respectively. She is married, with four adult children and four grandchildren and one due in December. She enjoys reading, walking her Giant Schnoodle, Sophie, and most of all, spending time with family.
Deb has received the following honors/awards:
Deb and her husband, Bill Hallberg, reside in Greenwood. They have a blended family with four adult children, two son-in-laws, one daughter-in-law and four grandchildren with another one due in December. Deb enjoys reading, walking her Giant Schnoodle, Sophie, watching college basketball, attending her grandchildren’s and spending time with her family. Her favorite time of year is Christmas, decorating her home with multiple Christmas trees and hosting Cookie Day for her grandchildren and extended family .
Thirteen years ago Deb was asked to represent Barnes & Thornburg on the board of Women & Hi Tech, and she's still there, now as an Emeritus. She isn't sure who found who first, but it’s been a great relationship that continues to grow and make a difference and that’s why she continues to be involved.
Deb's goal for Women & Hi Tech is for it to continue in its growth and recognition of women in technology in all industries through its bi-annual Leading Light Awards.