Donley Technology

Donley Technology

Donley Technology has been analyzing and reporting on the environmental, health & safety software industries and market. The company is a clearinghouse for EH&S software information, with records on more than 4,000 software packages, databases, and on-line systems. Donley Technology`s publications and consulting services deliver objective, accurate information to EH&S and IT professionals who use, buy, develop, or market environmental, health, and safety software.

Company details

220 Garfield Avenue, PO Box 152 , Colonial Beach , VA 22443 USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Software vendor
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Data and IT Systems
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:

Our most popular publication — the Environmental Software Directory — is now free to the public. For access to this and our other online resources, click on the graphics in the columns on either side of this page. And check out our Services to learn more about how we:

  • help EH&S managers find and implement the right software to meet their needs;
  • help software vendors develop, improve, and market EH&S software products; and
  • help software developers, consultants, and others involved in the EH&S industry identify opportunities for mergers, aquisitions, and joint ventures.

Donley Technology has been a family business since its inception in 1988. The firm's offices are located in the Washington House, a former bed and breakfast, overlooking Monroe Bay in the historic town of Colonial Beach. The town was a thriving resort during the Victorian period and is currently undergoing revitalization.    

Elizabeth M. Donley is the founder and Executive Director of Donley Technology. She has a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Mathematical Sciences. Elizabeth's career was primarily in the consulting arena prior to forming Donley Technology. For example, she was a consultant with Decisions and Design, Inc. (one of the pioneers in Decision Analysis), manager of systems engineering with Comarco, and a senior systems analyst with Cambridge Research. Since forming Donley Technology, she has been the firm's manager, visionary, publisher, chief editor, and project manager on the majority of consulting jobs for industry and environmental, health & safety software developers.

John W. Donley has been an editor and technical advisor since the company's inception. He has a B.S. in Environmental Science and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Engineering. John has more than 25 years in the environmental, health & safety field, including jobs in consulting, government, and higher education. In addition to his work on Donley Technology's publications, he was a part-time faculty member at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he taught courses in environmental, health & safety planning, regulatory compliance, and technology.