Bruce W
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Joined 3/27/2016
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15 Projects
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Bruce D. Wyman is President of the Bruce D. Wyman Company, which, since 1988, has provided Strategic Business Planning support to small businesses and associations. Since 2000, the company has also provided Quality management consulting and Quality training. Mr. Wyman currently supports (3 years) the Defense Travel Management Office providing analyses of airline, rental vehicle, dining, and other travel-related data to support fact-based decision making. For one year previously he provided operations research analytical support to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Operational Energy Plans and Programs). For 9 1/2 years Mr. Wyman was Chief Operations Research for Northrop Grumman Information Technology A&AS support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). For three years he was the Functional Area Director managing all support to the DTRA Advanced Systems and Concepts Office (ASCO). For 15 years, Mr. Wyman, was a research staff member (Senior Operations Research Analyst) and manager at ANSER (Analytic Services Inc.) supporting the Air Force Secretariat for Weapon Systems Acquisition. As a member of that 700-person public service research institute, he worked on and led a task team for two and one half years supporting new Air Force Acquisition Reform strategic planning and implementation efforts--the Acquisition and Sustainment Reinvention Process--institutionalizing corporate-wide redesign of acquisition processes for the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Management Policy and Program Integration).

For two years, Mr. Wyman served ANSER as Manager of the Resources and Policies Division (RPD). This division, ANSER's largest with 42 direct-report subordinates, was disestablished in April 1998. He managed support to a variety of clients in the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) Directorate of Global Reach (SAF/AQQ) and in the organization of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Management Policy and Program Integration) (SAF/AQX). He also managed several ID/IQ delivery order contracts for Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency (AFSAA) and Army Modeling and Simulation Office (AMSO & DUSA(OR)); and led corporate business development efforts for a new environmental sector thrust. For six years (one year concurrently with being RPD Manager), he led a team providing analytic, development, and tracking support to program integration and congressional affairs activities related to all Air Force acquisition programs. For five years prior, he provided cost reporting, tracking, and analysis support for Air Force ICBM modernization programs and financial tracking and analysis support for Air Force acquisition programs. He also provided support to the tracking and review of Air Force systems' nuclear survivability specifications.

Prior to his joining ANSER, Mr. Wyman served in a variety of active duty United States Navy afloat and headquarters positions. For five years he served as Head, Trends and Analysis Section, for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, and Training). He is experienced in the analysis, operation, and evaluation of military manpower, personnel, and training (MPT) management information and decision support systems. He also has detailed experience in long-range and strategic planning for manpower, personnel, and training. In addition, he has in-depth experience in naval propulsion; industrial repair facility activities; and destroyer and mobile logistics support forces´┐Ż operations afloat. Mr. Wyman also teaches a 16-hour course "Basics of Quality: Continuing Professional Education & ASQ CQIA Certification Preparation."

Mr. Wyman is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ); a Past President and a Past Trustee of the Washington Chapter of INFORMS (WINFORMS)[formerly the Washington Operations Research/Management Science Council]; a past Professional Member of the World Future Society (WFS); and a member of the Military Operations Research Society (MORS). He is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), an ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) and achieved full certification as a full Expert Choice Green Belt. He holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the United States Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA) and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD).


Defense data analyses; small and micro business/association strategic business planning methodologies; Expert Choice group decision making;


Practical Operations Research; small and micro businesses; Quality management. A highly experienced professional providing practical and blended (where appropriate) application of operations research, quality management, and futurist techniques to a variety of efforts, from small unit to Agency-wide. Work and communicate comfortably and confidently with multiple levels of leadership and management structures. Experienced in leading teams to new heights of achievement. Coach, train, and mentor team members with an emphasis on continuing professional education and development. Maintain a focus on the end goals, even in the midst of emergent disruptions to plans. Experienced with recruiting, hiring, counseling, managing performance, and releasing employees. Experienced in planning, budgeting, and executing projects and programs.


United States Naval Academy; United States Naval Postgraduate School

Mr. Wyman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Science, with a major in German, from the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD). He also has a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA).


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Broad areas expertise in analyzing Government data, including such areas as manpower, personnel and training (MPT), fuel flows in combat environments, analyses and prioritization of limited funding to ongoing competing Defense research projects, support of Air Force missile programs, Navy logistical operations, and Defense travel-related air, vehicle, lodging, and dining patterns and processes.


15 Projects Completed

Mr. Wyman managed/co-managed 15 competitive scientific and technical proposals for corporations serving the Department of Defense, with proposals having value up to $50 million over 5 years. Subject matter ranged from environmental projects to advanced Army weapon systems, to Air Force missile systems, to nuclear weapon system characteristics, to group facilitation activities. Participated in multiple proposal contribution teams, including blue (writing teams), pink (interim review teams), and red (final review teams).

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