Experience base includes all phases of program life cycle from defining initial win strategies, capturing new business, proposal management and consulting…to managing Programs through all phases and closeout activities.
Bruce is a degreed BS Chemical Engineer with TS/SCI clearance for classified defense programs and is a Certified Chief Systems Engineer, Certified Test Conductor/ Mission Director and Certified Sr. Program Manager (PMP/PMI) with 33 years' experience in aerospace and space systems industry including high value domestic and international NASA and DoD Programs.
His strengths include highly successful proposal management & development, wins & start-ups; business process and change management consulting, systems engineering, planning/scheduling, new technology research and development, hardware & software design, assembly, test and delivery, tactical operations, Quality (MRB/FRB/CAB) and Six Sigma Continuous Improvement principles.
In addition, his site management & leadership duties included scheduling, staffing, PMO, P&L, EVMS and CAM responsibility, and operational training at numerous civilian & military customer sites for programs in excess of 300 staff and $1M daily burn rate. In order to assist with technology commercialization and marketing, he has authored, published and presented numerous technical papers for a variety of Government, Industry and Academia forums.
Recently Bruce has focused his experience towards consulting, mentoring and assisting Small Business in the capture and management of Federal Contracts. In this role he has successfully led numerous small businesses to healthy and profitable relationships with other Joint Ventures and teaming agreements, as well as with NASA and larger Prime Contractors such as Lockheed Martin and Boeing.
Mr. Fleming's demonstrated professional, managerial and interpersonal strengths include:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop customer loyalty, trust and partnerships at all levels of management and teams.
- Exceptional technical and leadership skills with a proven track record of leading government-industry and LM Business Unit collaborations to successfully propose, win and execute several challenging technological efforts.
- Strives for excellence contributing to 100% Mission Success by regularly setting priorities based on customer/program needs and requirements, with a focus on Customer Intimacy, Subcontract management, Horizontal Integration and Process Efficiencies.