With more than 25 years in management, finance, and accounting, Devra provides financial and accounting, process improvement, and resource management services that assist organizations to achieve their growth and profit goals while improving their operational efficiencies. She has a successful track record in providing services to a variety of large and small manufacturing and service organizations, both public and private sectors.
Her experience working in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, fulfillment, and telecommunications, led her to establish her own consulting company: Bevona Business Solutions. These industries ranged from startup operations to those with over $700.0M in revenues. As CFO, she was actively involved in the day to day operations of these businesses and set the leadership tone for the organizations. Management of a financial organization is a critical task requiring oversight, coaching, and direction from the CFO, at all of which she excels.
As a leader in the Greater Rochester community, Devra serves and has served on several boards of directors in numerous capacities. Her roles have included President, Vice President, and Secretary of the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International; Vice President of the Small Business Council, an affiliate of the Rochester Business Alliance; Treasurer and Board Member of the Pirate Toy Fund; and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Presbyterian Home. She has assisted these organizations with several initiatives, including strategic planning, financial guidance, fund raising, event planning, organizational improvements, and community development.
Devra has a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology and resides in Rochester NY.