Shelli Brunswick

Shelli Brunswick is visionary executive leader with customer focus and performance-driven results. Set, promoted and delivered new strategic initiatives, thought leadership, operational excellence, collaborative team culture, and new program development and execution. -Strategic thought leadership and execution: spearheaded Center for Innovation and Education; catalyst for global space economy workforce development and economic opportunity. Developed robust partnerships & immersive programs for lifelong learning from K-20 to career entry & exit. United spectrum of stakeholders -- business, education & government. -Influential relationship builder—strong ability to influence and build consensus and support for projects, programs, policies, and initiatives. Developed strong, far-reaching relationships with government agencies, industrial base partners, leading educational institutions and acquired extensive interagency expertise. Cultivated a large professional network. - Effective policy and program expert—keen ability to identify policy and fiscal challenges and recommend creative solutions. Adept at developing successful strategies resulting in increased performance and revenue generation. In-depth experience and understanding of legislative process, appropriations, advocacy and political strategy. A resourceful problem solver.

Charismatic and articulate leader and presenter —sought after speaker with proven ability to make effective presentations and speak persuasively to a variety of stakeholders – global, government, industry, academia, for-profit and non-profit. Sought after speaker for space-related issues, entrepreneurship, diversity & inclusion, workforce development & economic opportunity, space commerce & technology. Chairs WIA Foundation, chairs Space Entrepreneurship at Tod’Aers, and hosts the Women’s Global Gathering at Space Symposium. She is one of 35 women worldwide selected by the UNOOSA mentor for its Space4Women program and is a WBAF senator for the USA. She is a founding advisory board member for NYU SPS Human Capital Analytics and Technology Program as well as a founding advisory board member for WomenTech Network. She sits on the board of directors for Manufacturer's Edge and the CSC & EDC.