Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Owner/ Chief Executive Officer

PreEmpt Career Solutions, LLC

PreEmpt Career Solutions (PCS) offers a variety of employability services. The most important aspect about PCS services is their federal and Intelligence Community (IC) industry knowledge and commitment to help you land your next career in Federal Civilian Service. We ensure our clients full-on attention from the get-go; from the initial stages of career consultation to landing your next career in federal service. Our expert Federal Career Consulting Agents will provide you with personal attention and dedication until you are hired by the Feds!   We have federal industry knowledge that spans across many boundaries of the U.S. Federal Government sector.  Our Consultants have advised and coached hundreds of federal job seekers.  We are confident that we can provide you with the right solutions and we look forward to a partnership with you.

2007 - 2009

Recruitment Consultant

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Department of Defense Recruitment Consultant and HR Advisor specializing in the placement of a miriad of professions to include; Legal, Finance/ Budget, Information Technology, Intelligence Analysts, Human Resources, Contract Specialists, and more.  I take pride in representing the DoD/ IC as a quality and innovative civil servant.  Other noteworthy contributions include; managing and marketing several DOD Scholarship Programs (SMART/ NSEP) and Internship Programs to meet the talent pool requirements necessary to achieve the agencies mission.

1999 - 2001

Workforce Administration Specialist

Virginia Employment Commission/ Department of Labor

Provided re-employment services to job seekers through case management and referral services. Conducted career fairs, outreach services and training seminars to assist unemployed clients. Provided consultation services to local businesses to meet staffing objectives.




Debra “Dee” Fitzwater—Owner/Chief Executive Officer founded PreEmpt Career Solutions in 2008.  Fitzwater is an accomplished HR professional with over 15 years of leadership, organizational, management, and business experience in the private and public sectors.  Her invaluable experience as a Workforce Employment Specialist at the Department of Labor ignited a passion in her to connect employers with job seekers through solid case management principles.  In her current role as a Recruitment Consultant to Department of Defense (DoD), she routinely develops and cultivates relationships with a multitude of industry leaders within elements of DoD and the Intelligence Community (IC).  Fitzwater has placed hundreds of federal employees. She has an insiders understanding of what federal employers are looking for and what an applicant must do to strategically posture themselves as an employee of choice in a competitive market.    Ask an expert, call me today for a free consultation.   Fitzwater has several areas of specialties: Veterans/ Military placements, Student Internship and Co-operative and Scholarship for Service opportunities, Special Hiring Authority placements, and career transitioning.      


2006 - 2008

BBA Business Administration