Devin Overgaard joined The Wallace Foundation in 2018 as the administrative assistant for the Research unit. She is responsible for supporting the vice president of Research and three research officers. Her key duties include scheduling and maintaining data systems for the unit members to ensure that they can focus more on their work.
Prior to joining Wallace, Overgaard was a receptionist at Benefit Street Partners (BSP), a credit fund, where she assisted in a variety of workplace projects. One was updating the company floor plan, using Visio diagram drawing software, to meet the organization’s growing needs. Before BSP, she worked at Compass Partners Advisors, a private equity firm, providing administrative support to the office manager/head of human resources.
Overgaard earned a B.A. degree in English from Montclair State University. Having grown up near the beach in Highlands, N.J., she enjoys all water sports but especially jet skiing. When confined to land, she enjoys weekend Pilates classes.