August 20, 2020

Devann Webster shares her career path to success

Devann Webster is the Claims Manager for Morrison and also serves as Operations Administrator for Deepwater Riser Services.

What first brought Devann to Morrison was her participation in a high school program called the C.O.E. (Cooperative Office Education) where she was required to hire on with a company in order to gain office experience.  Morrison was her first call.

As a senior in high school, Devann started with Morrison as a mail runner.  Upon graduation, she began working in Morrison’s purchasing department as a Junior Buyer, while pursuing her education at Nicholls State University.  In 2008, Devann graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and decided to further her career at Morrison.  She transferred to the Human Resources Department and eventually to Risk Management.  When a position opened in operations at Morrison’s riser division, she moved into that role while maintaining her duties as claims manager.

How has Morrison helped you in your career development? 

Morrison has provided me with the opportunity to explore multiple career paths within this organization.  I’ve been blessed to be able to work under different leadership and departments and decide which career I felt gave me the most purpose.

What aspect of your current role do you enjoy the most?

Employee engagement.  Although it is during a sensitive time when an employee is ill or has had an injury.  I have an opportunity and a duty to show them a different perspective of Morrison.  A side that their health and well-being is important to us as a company.

What advice would you give to someone just starting out in their career?

Don’t be afraid to align yourself with those that are in position to help you grow to your full career potential.

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There’s no doubt Devann’s advice is coming from her personal experience and has been her mantra since starting her career nearly two decades ago.  She brings to work with her a positive attitude and an assertiveness that assists in driving her success each day.  Her enthusiasm for her work is obvious to all who engage with her.  We thank her for being a part of the Morrison team.

Devann is currently celebrating 18 years with Morrison.   She is a wife and mother of 4 beautiful children, Milan (8) Jai (6) Liam (2) Nia (1).