President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Board of Directors
Mr. Bronson, as the President and CEO is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, including growth and investment strategies, operations, and the overall health of the firm. He is also a Director, Board of Directors as one of the co-owners of the firm along with Mr. Knibb and Mr. Saville. These are roles he assumed on July 28, 2016 after serving as FCI’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the prior six years and other management roles dating to 1992 when he joined FCI.
Prior to joining FCI, Mr. Bronson served in the U.S. Army as a Signal Corps Officer before retiring after 20 years of service. He commanded Signal Corps units to include a Satellite Control Center. He was also assigned to General Electric’s Astro Space Center where he supported the Orbit Operations Group where he developed satellite control commands for the satellite communications payload and was on the launch team for two (2) DoD satellite launches.
Mr. Bronson initially joined FCI in September 1992 as a Senior Systems Engineer and provided support to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) and Electronic Counter-Countermeasures and Jam Resistant Secure Communications (ECCM/JRSC) programs. He subsequently took on greater roles of responsibility in building and managing FCI’s business supporting the U.S. Army CIO/G-6 Headquarters staff.
He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University with a BS degree in Occupational Education with a concentration in Music Performance and Composition. John enjoys exotic cars and collecting vintage duck decoys.