This excerpt taken from the DVN DEF 14A filed Apr 24, 2009.
R. Alan Marcum, Executive Vice President Administration
Mr. Marcum, 42, holds the position of Executive Vice President Administration, and has been with the Company since 1995. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Marcum was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick (now KPMG LLP) as a Senior Auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Central University, majoring in Accounting and Finance. Mr. Marcum is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants.