He had purchased his father's Bucks County beer distributorship when he was 18, and ran it until he sold it to his son. He helped his father in the commercial real-estate business. He and Eagles broadcaster Merrill Reese bought a small radio station - WBCB (1490-AM) in Levittown
Deon's business interests stretch from beer distributorships and gaming to real estate and construction. As chairman of the powerful Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, a member of the state Turnpike Commission, and a prolific Republican fundraiser, his reach into the halls of political power is extensive.