DevSolutions draws on an experienced multi-disciplinary team of international consultants to deliver tailor-made solutions to our clients. Each member of the team is an expert, with over a decade of experience working at senior levels in not only international agencies, but also national public and private sector organizations. They each bring valuable skills and field experience in a number of key areas that either directly or indirectly support the development of micro and small businesses, in areas such as financing, marketing, strategic planning, project design, risk management and innovation.
Together, we have worked with a wide range of organizations such as the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Organization of American States, Citi Foundation, the European Commission, the Caribbean Development Bank and the Development Bank of Jamaica, local private sector associations and government agencies.
Meet The Team
MR. WAYNE BEECHER,
Wayne has more than twenty years of senior management experience spanning the public and private sector, where he has developed expertise in strategy, innovation, project management, and technology application. He is the founder and CEO of alt^Catalyst, a professional service firm whose mission is to identify, inspire and catalyze the next generation of human-centered design innovators.
His most recent assignment was the management of a portfolio of development innovations for the Multilateral Investment Fund - the Innovation Lab for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group. Since leaving the IDB, he has been applying his energy and skills to seed and accelerates several innovative entrepreneurial ventures.
He is affiliated with DevSolutions Consulting as an Associate, focusing primarily on entrepreneurship and innovation. He is a certified project management professional, with a degree in Management Studies & Accounting and an MBA.
DR. RUTH SHOGE
STRATEGIC PLANNING &
Dr. Ruth Shoge has over 20 years of dynamic leadership and management experience in the field of Education. She is currently an independent consultant specializing in strategic planning and research and is affiliated with DevSolutions Consulting as an Associate. Previously, she was the Dean of Library and Academic Technology and a valued member of the President’s Senior Staff at Washington College, with primary responsibility for strategic planning of the library and academic technology, and as a team member helping to chart the future of the College in general. She has years of experience in strategic planning, as well as budget preparation, personnel management, facilities management, and the development, delivery, and assessment of user services and resources in an ever-changing information landscape and student/faculty expectations. She led the US$9-million renovation of the College library, a project that represented the transition from a traditional style library to the current 21st-century technology-rich space that is used for study, research, quiet contemplation, and social gatherings.
In 2013, she received the President’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding leadership and service to Washington College.
She is Associate Professor Emerita, Washington College, holds a Masters and Doctorate degrees from Columbia University, School of Library Service. She completed 2 programs offered by the Association of College and Research Libraries/Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at Harvard University. She is currently the 1st vice president, with responsibility for strategic planning, on the Board of Directors, Sumner Hall, a small African American Museum.