Client Satisfaction, Business Proposals
University of Washington, San Jose State University, University of California, San Diego


  • Experienced researcher, writer, and editor
  • Holds MBA from the University of Washington
  • Former senior market research analyst for an investment group


Gigi DeVault is a former writer for The Balance Small Business who contributed over 90 articles during a five-year period. She has been a researcher, writer, and editor for Bluebird Press since 2009 and for five years before that worked as a senior market research analyst for Russell Investment Group.


DeVault earned a master's in business administration from the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in 2004. She also holds a doctorate in education from Washington, as well as her online instruction certificate from the University of California, San Diego.