Associate Administrator, Office of Investment and Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration
Ms. DeVries has been selected to serve as the Associate Administrator in SBA's Office of Investment & Innovation. In this role, Ms. DeVries serves as a senior executive providing guidance and leadership for programs that provide the high-growth small business community with access to financial capital and R&D funds to support innovation.
Ms. DeVries is an experienced private markets, institutional asset management, and government contracting executive with over 17 years of combined experience in business strategy, asset management, government contracting, and investments. She most recently served as a Venture Partner at Trail Mix Ventures (TMV) where she dedicated her time to the firm's financially inclusive investments. Previously, Ms. DeVries served in a senior leadership role at Greenspring Associates where she spearheaded efforts to commit capital to female and ethnically diverse-led fund managers. Prior to Greenspring, Ms. DeVries was an executive with T. Rowe Price Associates. She served in a senior role at Sotera Defense Solutions, a national security, defense and intelligence solutions company. She began her career in Washington, D.C. at Corporate Executive Board (CEB, now Gartner Research) in the firm's financial services practice.
Ms. DeVries holds an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, an M.S. from Northwestern University, and a B.A. from Wake Forest University. Ms. DeVries is an advocate for women in private equity, serving on the Private Equity Women Investor Network's (PEWIN) Foundation leadership task force.