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Selection Board Member

Shelli Brunswick

Chief Operating Officer
Space Foundation

Shelli Brunswick joined the Space Foundation in 2015 after a distinguished career in leadership as an acquisition and program management professional for the United States Air Force, and most recently, as a key leader within the Air Force Congressional Liaison office working both within the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill.

As Chief Operating Officer, Brunswick serves as a corporate officer, and is responsible for Space Foundation operations, facilities, processes and personnel. Functions reporting to her include education, philanthropy, marketing and communication, operations, human resources and administration, customer service, information technology, facilities, maintenance, security and assurance. She has primary responsibility for Space Foundation headquarters, the Space Foundation Discovery Center and operational management of the annual Space Symposium, Space Technology and Investment Forum and the Faga Forum for Space Intelligence.

Brunswick graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Colorado in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in business administration, and earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix in 1998. She is a Certified Project Management Professional, and was a Professor of Acquisition Management at Defense Acquisition University.

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