Jill Bruning

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Industry Experience:
C-level operations executive with 30 years experience in the Federal Government market segment within the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.   Deep knowledge of corporate level execution with high growth Information Technology (IT) Services and Operations Management in classifed Government environments.  

Exceptionally strong technology background (MIT Masters Degree in Engineering) with proven ability to leverage technology insertions and investments.  Instantiated unique IT services business model to achieve profitable results for the corporation while reducing cost for customers.   Known for driving analytics and organizational metrics with accountability to improve business performance.  Incorporated marketing, sales and business development teams in the services business model.

Strong strategic planning skills including high-end technology insertion.  Established incubator business units utilizing high growth service strategy business model.  Enhanced services delivery offerings to include cloud, cyber and data analytics.

Outstanding turn-around program management experience having successful led one of the largest Information Technology programs in the Government ($4B).  Proven ability to manage complex, multiple projects and align results to organizational goals.  

Functional Experience:
Chief Operating Office for $500M fast-growing Information Technnology services company.  Responsible for all corporate revenue and profit with consistent record of exceeding targets.   Reports to CEO and directs activities of five Business Units operating in a “business-within-a-business” services model:  Cloud Computing, Data Center, Cyber Security, Information Technology Services, and Printing Solutions.  Polished presenter who enjoys engaging employees and their ideas.   Successful engagements in solution sales process and business development capture.
Built strong customer relationships and is considered trusted partner within the community.  Implemented formal Partnership program facilitating agile acquisition  through alpha contracting.   Proven ability to manage large service delivery organization including large subcontractors and global employee locations.
Key Business Transactional Experience: (If you were involved in an IPO, strategic acquisition, Chapter 11 filing, etc. briefly describe it and your role here.)
Experience with strategic acquisitions (both sides of transactions).   Roles included target evaluations, business financial due diligence, management presentations and post-transaction transition leadership roles.  Involved in IPO offering while Vice President of Operations for 5000 employee research and development company in government sector.  Key leadership role in equity credit line and recapitalization transactions.

What is the most important skill you bring to a corporate board?
Excellent team collaborator with solid results as a creative “corporate fixer” in challenging business environments.