Dr. David E. Deviney



Nova Southeastern University (1994) - Doctorate of Business Administration

Tarleton State University (1987) - Master in Business Administration

Tarleton State University (1985) - Bachelor of Arts and Applied Science

Tarrant County College (1979) - Associate in Electronics



Dr. Deviney has over 38 years of experience in management, quality assurance, safety and training. This includes 22 years in nuclear power plant construction and operation. Before joining Tarleton State University in 1998, he spent 12 years as an internal and external consultant. Clients included TXU, Chevron, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, 3M, Boise Cascade, Zeneca, Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc., Baltimore Gas & Electric, Union Electric and Monsanto Chemical Co.


Military Service

A Viet Nam era veteran, Dr. Deviney served in the U.S. Navy from 1970 to 1976 as an Electrician's Mate 1st class. He was nuclear and SCUBA diver qualified aboard the USS Grayling (SSN 646), a fast attack submarine. He was responsible for operation and electrical maintenance of nuclear reactor primary and secondary systems, as well as, other non-nuclear submarine systems.



Dr. Deviney is married to Mary Alice and they have four daughters (Angie, Stephanie, Julie & Laura). He has five grandchildren (Alyssa, Brittan, Faith Bree and Cole). Currently a resident of Waxahachie, Texas, he spends his spare time playing with his grandchildren, consulting, traveling and playing golf.



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