Director of Public Affairs

Devon leads Coastal’s public affairs and political engagement strategy. A Santa Barbara native, Devon has recently returned to Santa Barbara after spending the last seven years working in politics in Washington, DC. Most recently, Devon spearheaded Lyft’s federal policy for infrastructure and transportation legislative priorities with Congress and the White House. Prior to Lyft, she managed Facebook’s Small Business Policy portfolio with Congress. Devon is an Obama Administration alum, serving as a political appointee at the US Dept of Labor as the Private Sector Engagement Advisor to Secretary Perez. Devon earned her BA at the University of CA Santa Barbara. Additionally, Devon is a White House Intern Alum, Dartmouth Bridge Alum, Hebrew University Graduate Alum.