Vice President of Business Development
Ivan focuses on setting the direction for DPRA to achieve their growth goals within the technology and software development programs. Ivan works with cross functional leadership in all of DPRA’s US offices in order to vet and respond to opportunities. He also drives growth through the execution of an internal business development effort, which focuses on the expansion of existing projects and new product ventures. Ivan coordinates these efforts with the Company’s leadership in order to ensure proper alignment with the strategic goals and priorities of DPRA.
Ivan is a 2005 West Point graduate and served 5 years in the Infantry. He facilitated his transition into the civilian workforce with an MBA from UCLA Anderson. Ivan is driven by the amazing feeling that comes out of capturing a unique business opportunity, and he works to ensure every process and effort that impacts capture is optimized. His tenure with DPRA has been marked by a rapid gap analysis, a refocused business development strategy, and successful wins. Ivan works to build positive relationships with customers, companies, and employees, with an easy going nature and constant desire to improve.
Ivan and his wife spend their weekends exercising their two dogs (or being exercised by them). He also enjoys playing poker, tennis, and reading everything under the sun.
10215 Technology Drive, Suite 201
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932-4304
Corporate Operations Center
121 South 4th Street, Suite 202
Manhattan, Kansas 66502