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Debbi Fields Rose

January 1, 1988

1988 – Park City, Utah & Memphis, Tennessee

Debra Fields Rose, was Chairman of the Board for Mrs. Fields Cookies, a one hundred million dollar company she founded in 1977. She began her entrepreneurial career at the age of twenty. Over some twenty years Mrs. Fields’ single cookie and bake shop expanded to nearly seven hundred company-owned and franchised stores throughout the United States and six foreign nations. She is also the author of two best-selling cookbooks, hosted a daily television program, “The Dessert Show” and is a nationally known motivational speaker. Along with having been spotlighted by Esquire magazine as one of 1984s Men and Women Under 40 Who Are Changing America, Mrs. Fields received a number of other prestigious awards for professional achievement including: Woman of the Year 1986 by Women in Management, Outstanding Young Woman of America 1986 by Outstanding Young Women of America, Woman of the Year 1986 by the Young Women’s Christian Association, Top 60 Woman Run Business Owners in America 1985,1986,1987, Savvy magazine. In 1986 Debbi Fields founded the Mrs. Fields Children’s Health Foundation, which distributes grants to medical organizations. In 1992, she joined forces with Second Harvest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry, donating cookies directly to the organization. She also has served on the advisory boards of Primary Children’s Medical Foundation in Utah and America 3 Women’s Sailing team, and as a board member of the Park City Group and the Pomus Company’s Hotel and Hospitality Division. She is the mother of five daughters and the wife of Michael Rose.