(Anchorage, Alaska)-Chugach Government Solutions, LLC, (CGS) selected Karl Bruening as Vice President of Business Intelligence and Innovation (BI&I). In this role, Bruening will provide executive leadership, strategy, and vision to ensure the achievement of CGS’s business plans and objectives in a competitive business environment. His experience in training and development will further modernize CGS’ practices and adapt cutting edge innovations for the benefit of CGS, its customers, and ultimately, its Shareholders.
In 2018, Bruening joined CGS’ subsidiary, Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc., as a Project Manager for the U.S. Air Force’s Installation Support Services for Geographically Separated Locations contract. Bruening led a formidable team spread among Sheyma and King Salmon, Alaska and Wake Island. His leadership resulted in an exemplary safety record, outstanding service, and a strong rapport with the customers served in these locations. Most recently, Bruening lent his expertise to process improvements among CGS and its subsidiaries. He captured content among cross functional teams to document industry and Chugach’s best practices for the benefit of project management and effective contract execution.
“Karl is the perfect fit for BI&I. His experience in leading large teams with big initiatives will create meaningful value and help Chugach meet, and exceed, its Strategic Goals. What I like best about Karl is that he listens. His ability to listen to customers, contractors, and TEAMMATES builds trust and produces valuable insight on how to expand services and resolve issues,” said CGS President Tim “Hoops” Hopper. “Through standardizing processes and procedures, he incorporates industry trends and considers the impact to employees. This balance of insightful emotional intelligence and depth of technological knowledge enables him to spearhead change management using Chugach’s Core Behaviors.”
Bruening also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Alaska Army National Guard and is currently assigned as the Division Chief for Plans and Operations. He earned a Master’s of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.