With over 35 years of experience in information technology, as well as technical and business leadership in government and private enterprise, Bruce Almich is the current Chief Executive Officer of the successful Network Development Group, Inc. His previous achievements have spanned concentrations in telecommunications and network design, operations, and management. Bruce Almich has demonstrated former success in his major contracts for the Computer Sciences Corporation and DynCorp, Inc., as well as in his telecommunication leadership roles. He has also assisted with the design, development, and operation of the new United States Environmental Protection Agency Wide Area Network (HiWAIS), a network that has received many accolades for improved service and performance, and was a finalist for the 2004 Grace Hopper Technology Leadership Award. Mr. Almich currently leads a company that has developed and markets online networking laboratory training systems for the Cisco Networking Academy Program, as well as others.
Prior to his current success and status, Bruce Almich sustained a 27-year career with the Federal Government as a Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. He served as the Technical Manager of Voice & Data Telecommunications for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during which time he held responsibility for all aspects of voice and date telecommunications, and managed a $10 million budget to provide technical and management leadership. Bruce Almich also served as Acting Chief of the Telecommunication Branch for which he distributed Microsoft, Novell, and Unix LAN Systems in the US EPA (LANSYS). His leadership has resulted in the successful direction of up to 12 Federal staff members and over 100 contractor personnel agency-wide. Mr. Almich provided the focus for all engineering design and implementation activity for major Agency IT projects, including, both, central and distributed components.
Bruce Almich had led a dedicated career as a manager, director, and leader. He has worked with the EPA in a range of lead roles such as Senior Scientific Programming, Systems Manager, and Chief of the Systems Analysis and Programming Branch. Mr. Almich graduated from the Harvard School of Public Health with a Master of Public Health in 1982.