“There is something you must always remember: you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
DEVANEY'S professional background includes Instructional Design Technology, Professional Training, and Organizational/ Performance Business Consulting. She provides these services through her business, Performance Strategies & Solutions. She has enjoyed a successful career in Healthcare Administration, Chemical Manufacturing, Retail Sales, Marketing, and within the Non-Profit Business sectors. Devaney earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Walden University and her Master’s degree in Instructional Design Technology for Professional Trainers from New York Institute of Technology. She also earned a degree in Dental Hygiene with license to practice in Texas and Louisiana. Devaney is a published author of the book, Countless Joys: The Place Beyond Tears (Westbow Press, 2015). The content is her story about how ordinary people are called to do the extraordinary things in life. She has a passion for impacting others with life-giving hope, joy, and peace. Her most fulfilling moments are when she has her ‘boots in the mud’ and is sharing life one-on-one, in small groups, or in crowds of people. These are some of the reasons she established the non-profit organization, Countless Joys, Inc. in 2015. The mission of Countless Joys, Inc. is to Touch the Lives of Others with Joy. The specific focus is on Interrupting Human Trafficking of children and teenagers. Devaney loves collaborating with other individuals and organizations who are like-minded and who desire to offer a Hand Up to others right where they are. She hopes to leave a lasting impact upon the lives of families, teenagers, and children through the work of Countless Joys, Inc. Altogether, giving back to others is Devaney’s personal life mission and joy. Devaney makes her home in Mobile, Alabama with her husband, Greg Jones.