Ms. Devane brings a multidimensional career experience in corporate and trade association government and public affairs. She has broad experience in working with non-profit organizations in strengthening their management, governance, marketing, communications, and fundraising functions.
She has served as a public and government affairs consultant to various Fortune 500 companies and has worked to help them leverage their public and community affairs functions to achieve designated goals in the public policy arena. Prior to starting her own consulting firm, she managed the public affairs and grassroots programs of Northfield, IL-based Kraft Foods.
Ms. Devane began her career in policy advocacy at the Electronic Industries Association (EIA), where she served as the Vice President of Government Affairs for EIA’s Consumer Electronic Group. In this role, she was the organization’s chief lobbyist before Congress and state legislatures across the country.