Jeff Davenport, Managing Director - Jeff Davenport has served in senior management in technology and supply chain consulting for some of the most well-known service firms in the country including PricewaterhouseCoopers, (PWC), IBM, and Accenture, as well as an executive with the software vendor Blackbaud working with clients in both public and private sectors. Jeff has successfully delivered business and technology solutions to many clients and now brings his experiences for driving process optimization, financial evaluation, cost optimization, operational efficiencies, and functional improvements to his local government clients. As Managing Director of DavenportLawrence, Jeff is responsible for developing business strategy, service delivery, and ensuring DavenportLawrence remains a highly valued partner to its clients.
David M. Harvell, Director of Local Government Services - Mr. Harvell joins DavenportLawrence following a very successful career in local government management in North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida. He is a graduate of Mid- Continent University with a Master of Science in Human Resources. In addition David is a International City Manager Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager. He has extensive experience in municipal government and private sector solid waste operations. David provides a diverse experience in process evaluation and implementation for Human Resource services for local government. He has been extensively involved in franchise negotiations, fiscal capital budgets, operational staff development, organizational team building and strategic planning, vision & mission meeting facilitation. David focuses of service for DavenportLawrence clients will include operational assessment and efficiencies with small to mid-size local governments.
Robert Ward III, CPA, CFP, Financial Services Manager - Robert brings to the team of DavenportLawrence extensive experience as a trusted advisor in finance and accounting. Robert received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters’ Degree in Taxation from North Carolina State University. Upon graduation from UNC-Chapel Hill, he began his career on Wall Street, working for Lehman Brothers, an investment banking firm located in New York City, and later with KPMG Peat Marwick and Deloitte & Touche. Robert has had extensive experience in all areas of financial planning and taxation including operational financial assessments and financial technology support.
Ed Burton, President of Think Tech Advisors; Managing Director of Technology Services for D2tech - Ed Burton of Think Tech Advisors in Raleigh, NC specializes in technology assessment and strategic planning. With previous experience as senior consultant, IT director and 21 years in the the technology industry, building an independently-owned Managed Care Provider was a natural progression. Ed and Think Tech have provided dependable, high-quality MCP services across North Carolina for over 14 years - making Think Tech the obvious choice for our D2tech partnership to bring local government more and better opportunity to manage and enable technology within their organizations.
Chris Goodwin, Manager of IT Solutions for D2tech & DavenportLawrence - Chris Goodwin of DavenportLawrence and D2tech has worked in various technologies for private and public sector organizations for 25 years, from Fortune 1000 manufacturing firms to Alltel and Verizon, and now DavenportLawrence municipal clients. Chris specializes in understanding client needs and working to select and integrate best-value products and services. Having spent the past 5 years working exclusively with municipal clients, Chris places a special focus around the specialized needs of Public Safety organizations.
Joseph Brittain, Manager of Human Resource Services - Mr. Brittain joins the DavenportLawrence team after having served as a Senior Consultant with Wachovia Bank, N.A. and with PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PWC) providing HRIS/HR services to both private and public sector organizations. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, Joseph provides DavenportLawrence mid-sized and large clients with ERP solutions within PeopleSoft and supports technology and process evaluation and implementation for Human Resource services for local governments of all sizes.
Bill Barry, Director Local Government/Education Software Solutions & Business Development - Bill Barry, Director with DavenportLawrence/ D2tech, has provided financial, HR and Payroll software solution training, design, implementation, scoping, assessment and oversight for over 20 years. Bill has spent the last 14 years of his career focused on providing these solutions to Local Governments & K-12 Industries. Mr. Barry has specifically provided product assessment, training, workflow management with a focus delivering and implementation and integration of self-service/on-line services to customers and the communities served. Bill has made it a focus of his to support customers in maximizing the use of technology and software applications to ensure these investments are leveraged effectively for the benefit of his customers. Bill has a deep understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of many of the local government & education solutions putting him in a unique position to provide these services effectively