Jeff W. Dronenburg, Sr.
An experienced Program Manager, specializing in leading large cross functional teams to develop innovative solutions to issues in highly complex integrated systems that maximize efficiencies in cost, schedule, and performance.
An Award Winning professional program manager who brings a wealth of diverse Naval Aviation and Professional Leadership experience to every project.
An expert in Avionics systems with both academic and practical experience working diverse, technically complex Naval Avionics systems.
Jeff is a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer. He knows and understands Warfighter needs.
► US Navy Chief Petty Officer
Jeff brings a wealth of diverse Naval Aviation and Leadership experience to the table. He spent 20 years in the US Navy working with Aviation Life Support Systems, culminating his career as a Chief Petty Officer (E7) developing the US Navy Manpower, Personnel, and Training (MPT) requirements for the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) Program.
► Senior Engineer/Scientist
After retiring from the US Navy, Jeff went on to work for KR Systems Inc., a former Small Disabled-Veteran Owned Defense Contractor, where he served as Senior Engineer/Scientist and IPT Leader for the JHMCS Program. He also served as Director of Digital Archive Solutions commercial business unit and served on the board of KR Systems until he became a US Government Civilian with NAVAIR.
► US Government Civilian Service
Most recently, he has served as the Avionics IPT Co-Lead for NAVAIR’s PMA-265, managing a budget of over $800M, over 90 personnel, and 95 different Avionics components that make up the entire F/A-18 and E/A-18G Avionics Portfolio.
Effective Program Management
Jeff is an Award Winning program manager who specializes in managing large portfolios of technically complex systems.
Jeff Dronenburg, Sr. has a Master’s Certificate in Project Management as well as an Associate’s Certificate of Project Management from The George Washington University. He also has a B.S. in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland, University College. He is a Defense Acquisition Corps Member (2014) with Level III DAWIA Certification in Program Management.
► Award Winning
He has received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal for Exceptional Leadership, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal while active duty in the US Navy.
Jeff has managed portfolios of highly complex systems. His most recent portfolio included over 95 different avionics components that comprise the full F/A-18 and EA-18G Avionics Portfolio including:
• Communications, Navigation and Identification (CNI) Systems
• Mission Computers, Fiber Channel Network Switches, Stores Management Processors
• Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS)
• Audio, Video, Data Recorders & Flight Incident Recorders
• Distributed Targeting Systems & Processors