Deva is the founder and president of Deva & Associates, P.C., a Rockville, Maryland-based mid-size accounting and consulting firm that provides accounting, auditing, litigation support, due diligence, cost-benefit analysis, and other financial consulting services to many Federal agencies and corporations. He is also the founder and president of CPAMoneyWatch.com, LLC, a web-based business services provider offering small and mid-sized businesses with online accounting and business solutions. Prior to establishing Deva & Associates in 1991, Deva was a partner at Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche). He has also served as a management consultant for several public and private companies, with a focus on financial restructurings, negotiations with lenders and creditors, financial reporting and disclosures, and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He also was chief operating officer and chief financial officer of an emerging consumer products company.
Deva is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and Association of Government Accountants, and has served on professional committees. He was appointed to the Maryland Banking Board by the Governor of Maryland for a six-year term ending 2008. Deva earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting from St. Xavier's College, India and Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington,