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Mrs. Miriam Browning
Browning Consulting Group
Miriam F. Browning
Browning Consulting Group, LLC
Ms. Browning, President of Browning Consulting Group, LLC, received a BA degree in Political Science from the Ohio State University and completed her MSA in Information Technology at George Washington University. She is a graduate of the US Army War College, the Federal Executive Institute, and the National Security Studies Program at the John F. Kennedy School, Harvard University.
Ms. Browning has extensive senior executive experience in both the corporate and federal government sectors. She is a seasoned leader in the full range of executive leadership and information technology disciplines. Ms. Browning is a recognized thought leader and public speaker as well as a published author and executive coach.
As President of BCG LLC, Ms. Browning provides strategy and business development professional services to corporate clients. She works with clients to develop winning business strategies, improve performance and operations, develop executive talent, and build strategic alliances.
In the corporate sector, Ms. Browning was a Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Global Information Technology Team. In this position, she provided leadership, business development, and program delivery in the Army and Defense markets. In addition, she provided executive coaching to the firm’s senior women and directed the firm’s Army small business mentor-protégé program which resulted in a prestigious DOD award.
Ms. Browning was appointed to the federal government’s Senior Executive Service in 1988. As an SES, she served as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Administration and Information Management in the Office of Department of Defense Inspector General and was the Director of the Center for Information Management at the National Academy of Public Administration, a congressionally chartered think tank.
Her last SES position was as one of the Deputy CIO’s for the US Army. In this position, Ms. Browning provided executive leadership over a $7 billion enterprise and developed strategies to build a net-centric Army infrastructure. Ms. Browning pioneered two significant Army programs: the development of Army Knowledge Online, the world’s largest Intranet with over 3 million accounts and the creation of the Army Knowledge Leaders program, an innovative IT intern program. Mrs. Browning she led the Army’s successful Y2K campaign, transitioning 1100 systems without incident and maintaining positive communications with stakeholders, Congress and the world media.
Ms. Browning is a recipient of the Presidential Rank Award and the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. She is on the Board of Directors of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International and is the Co-Chair of the AFCEA Small Business Committee and a Chair Emeritus of the Technology Committee. Ms. Browning previously served as a national advisory board member for the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. In her community role, Ms. Browning is Co-President of the Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria, VA and is on the Board of Trustees for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.