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Rob Bongiovi
Maj General, USAF (Ret)

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Rob Bongiovi

Summary Qualifications

More than 40 years of management experience in the planning, developing, producing, fielding, and sustainment of advanced technology defense systems. Proven record of delivering at highest levels of effectiveness and efficiency. Successful, customer-focused leader with demonstrated strategic planning, organizational, communication, business, and people skills.

Key Specialties

  • Strategic Planning

  • Organization and Manpower Process Improvement

  • Acquisition Planning and Execution

  • Life Cycle Product Support

  • Acquisition Program Studies and Analyses

Key Positions

  • President, Defense Division, Robbins-Gioia, LLC

  • Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

  • Director of Requirements, Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)

  • Vice Commander, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC)

  • Program Director, Reconnaissance Aircraft Systems Group (ASC/RA)


  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame

  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • Squadron Officer School

  • Air Command and Staff College

  • Air War College

  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF)

  • Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)