Author: Brad Donohue
Brad R. Donohue is Vice President of Competency Management for IHRDC, which includes quality assurance, marketing, and project management for IHRDC’s Competency Management group. Mr. Donohue has performed as Project Director for multiple competency implementations around the world and, in doing so, has transformed IHRDC’s approach to competency management setting new standards industry-wide. Mr. Donohue led the design and development of IHRDC’s CMS Online web-based application, now the upstream industry-standard for competency management online systems. In addition, Mr. Donohue manages IHRDC’s finance group, which includes managing financial performance, capital structure, shareholder relationships, and the budgeting process. Mr. Donohue has a broad management, business, and technical background in both the private and public sectors. In 2002 he worked for Merrill Lynch in Strategy and Product Development, and from 1997 to 2000 he was a Program Manager and Mechanisms Engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Naval Center for Space Technology in Washington D.C. Mr. Donohue has an MBA and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Virginia, and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.
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