Debra (Debbie) Rouse Lanier was born and raised in Lenoir County. She attended Lenoir County Public Schools and graduated from North Lenoir High School. She is a graduate of North Carolina Wesleyan College, where she obtained a double major in Business Administration and Justice and Public Policy. She has been employed with UNC Lenoir Health Care for 33 years.
Debbie is married to Pete Lanier. She has one stepson and four grandchildren. She is a member of Tanglewood Church of God.
Debbie obtained her real estate license in 1984, and was affiliated for a short time with Foster Realty in Kinston. Debbie is excited for the opportunity to return to real estate and to join her colleagues at Kinston Realty Group to provide outstanding real estate service to her local community.