Earl E. Devaney

  • Designation
    Advisor Board Member,IndiSoft LLC

Earl E. Devaney, the former chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board and IndiSoft's advisory board member, is recognized for his wide-ranging start-up and turnaround expertise within the complexity of the government. During his term as chairman, Devaney implemented high standards for accountability and transparency into the federal government. Using his unique ability to assess issues and organizational crises, he spearheaded the development of lasting solutions that streamline operations and increase returns on investment.

He also established a new federal agency, created two award-winning websites with innovative services for transparency and implemented an internationally-recognized oversight program.

Devaney spent the first 20 years of his career in the Secret Service. Upon his retirement, he was the foremost expert on fraud and special agent-in-charge of the Fraud Division. In 1999, President Clinton appointed Devaney inspector general for the Department of the Interior. Six days after President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, he named Devaney chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

Devaney earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa, and graduated from the Leadership Coaching Program and the Executive Development Program at George Washington University. He also completed two executive management programs at the Kennedy School of Government.