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Elliot Branch

Managing Member, KjmConsulting LLC


Elliott B. Branch is now the managing member at KjmConsulting LLC, where he provides acquisition advice and training to government and private sector organizations on acquisition matters. He recently retired after 34 years of federal service. His last position was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Procurement in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), which he assumed in June 2011. He served as the senior career civilian responsible for acquisition and contracting policy that governs the operation of the Navy’s world–wide, multibillion-dollar acquisition system. Mr. Branch was the principal civilian advisor to the Navy Acquisition Executive for procurement matters and the community leader of the Navy’s contracting workforce. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, a fellow of the National Contract Management Association and a recipient of its lifetime achievement award, the 2012 winner of the Samuel J Heyman Service to America Medal for management, and the riecipient of many other honors and awards.

Specialties: Acquisition, contracting