John Alden Brown 240-513-2354 (home)
7401 Anywhere Street 301-316-4123 (cell)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
High school years spent in Switzerland; competent in French; raise orchids for a hobby.
Senior management official with proven track record of skilled corporate and government negotiations, defining and solving technical and managerial, problems, and executive management. Experienced in identifying and retaining technically competent top performers in scientific, technical, and corporate organizations. Knowledge of and experience in, founding profitable businesses. Highly knowledgeable in all phases of system development from conception through advanced science and technology.
Successful project coordinator for internationally recognized U.S. Government foreign-language education program. Effective mediation for problems between businesses and clients. Experienced people manager in regard to all levels from students to top executives and scientists. Specialist in troubleshooting and resolving all levels of corporate problems. Principal focus is on problems in the area of non-core competency for medium size firms.
Founder of Alpha Bravo Incorporated 1972 to 1980
Human Resource organization providing people to medium-sized firms with technical and government relationships.
Department of Defense 1981 to 2008
Provided support for staffing of new projects, and making sure that there was appropriate interaction between physically separated offices throughout the country.
Founder of Little Offices 2009 to Present
Established and operated a company to have distributed offices throughout the United States. Fundamental focus was in Maryland. Strong effort to provide assistance to companies that wanted to use teleworking, to allow geographically distributed staff and reduce operating costs. The staff consists of experts who communicate from their homes using Internet processes.
Founder of John's Cleaning Company 2005 to Present
Established a cleaning company to support such commercial operations as hotels, restaurants, and similar sites.
Educational Training Systems
McLean VA 1989 to 2007
Managed program where students obtained positions in the Federal Government related to national security after completing their Congressional-mandated Service requirement. Supervised needs of over 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students who lived, studied, and traveled abroad to learn cultures and language skills.
Spear Systems, Inc., Fairfax VA 1989 to 2007
Managed Small Business Innovative Research contract for the Office of Naval Research. Phase II was awarded and will implement the recommendations of the Phase I report, “Application of Modeling and Simulation to the DoD System Acquisition Process.”
Defense Modeling and Simulation Office
Alexandria VA 1972 to 2007
Contributed to the implementation policy for High Level Architecture, Common Technical Framework, Conceptual Model of the Mission Space, Data Standardization, Data Repository, and Legacy Models.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 1968 to 1972
Taught acoustics, signal processing, and associated subjects. Helped build, staff, and equip the first modern Acoustics Laboratory at the university.
Once Upon a Time in Baltimore (historical novel, 1995)
Construction in Cold Weather (nonfiction, 1997)
Issues Associated with Space Travel (nonfiction, 2002)
Bachelor of Science degree, Mechanical Engineering, UCLA, 1960.
Master of Science degree, Mechanical Engineering, UCLA, 1961.