Edmund M. DeVeaux, a graduate of Rutgers University and a commissioned officer in the United States Army, Edmund brings a wealth of national private, public, and not-for-profit sector experience to the firm. Edmund's professional career began in New Jersey state government, which was highlighted by his role as a capital budget analyst in the New Jersey Department of the Treasury - Office of Management and Budget. In that role, Edmund oversaw the capital budgets and related projects for the New Jersey departments of Corrections, Human Services, New Jersey State Police, and the Department of State. He also served as a staff member to the governor's Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning. Edmund went on to serve as the Aide to the Mayor, City of New Brunswick, New Jersey; and as special assistant to US Senator Bill Bradley. As the Senator's special assistant, Edmund specialized in the subject matter areas of the environment, military and veterans affairs, transportation, and municipal government development. An accomplished executive, Edmund's corporate career includes leadership roles with the country's largest multinational water-related service and environmental companies.
Utilizing his skills in the areas of government affairs and business development, Edmund has been part of the external growth, internal development, and public policy and reputation management strategies for these companies. In particular, Edmund was involved with the successful development of some of the nation's largest public-private partnerships for water and wastewater services. Providing numerous television and other media appearances, Edmund established himself as an industry expert on matters involving infrastructure finance and renewal. In other aspects of Edmund's professional life, he attained the rank of captain in the United States Army, where he received several commendations and graduated from the US Army Airborne School. He currently serves on the not-for-profit boards of the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick and Elijah’s Promise, and is a former board member of the Foundation for Free Enterprise, New Jersey After 3, the Land Conservancy of New Jersey, the Great Swamp Watershed Association, the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials Foundation, the National Conference of Black Mayors Business Council (chair), and the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Coalition (chair).