Beth Devin
Managing Director
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30+ years as an information technology industry operator
Most recently held CIO and CTO roles in multiple industries, including financial services, retail, payments and media
Specializes in technology strategy, development and operations leadership
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Beth Devin is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in San Francisco, with more than 30 years of technology strategy, development and operations leadership, including Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) positions in public and private enterprises. She specializes in improving information technology (IT) performance, financial management and efficiency, digital solutions and platforms, cloud adoption and CIO advisory services.

At A&M, Ms. Devin worked with a Northwest healthcare payer to validate and document a digital platform strategy designed to deliver a breadth of orchestrated health and wellness experiences in today’s consumer-driven and increasingly regulated healthcare industry. 

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She served as interim CIO and led a team to plan and implement the first phase of a private equity “carve-out” of an eCommerce software company from its $30 billion parent company. For a top 50 US bank, she reported to the Risk Committee of the Board the state of the enterprise information security program.Ms. Devin joined A&M from Silicon Valley Bank. As CIO, she led an IT transformation supporting the bank’s global expansion, new products and services and business growth. Ms. Devin launched a Digital 2.0 program, rethinking how to build and deliver high-touch commercial banking services to a diverse and tech-savvy client base. She was also accountable for a significant technology investment portfolio and advocated for critical infrastructure stability and scalability initiatives.

Prior to Silicon Valley Bank, Ms. Devin held CTO positions at Manilla.com (a Hearst Corporation company), Art.com and Blackhawk Network. As a member of the executive team, she ensured technology capabilities, initiatives and operations-enabled business strategies. She successfully deployed a retail supply chain and financials Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform, a consumer internet and mobile service, and digital marketing solutions. Ms. Devin also operated a secure, high-volume payment gateway and obtained ISO 27002 and PCI compliance. Across industries, Ms. Devin successfully built strong technology teams, delivered customer-facing products and solutions, and operated highly-available production systems and platforms.

Ms. Devin previously held several technology leadership positions at the Charles Schwab Corporation, including CIO for the Retail Brokerage, Schwab Bank and Investment Advisor enterprises.

Ms. Devin earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from San Francisco State University. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum and a board trustee for the Freedom from Hunger non-profit organization.