Bruce R. Govan, Founder and President of Govan Consulting, LLC, has over three decades of industry experience in roles that span corporate, vendor, and consulting environments with a focus on business planning, business process improvement, organizational change management, and project management. His broad industry experience includes Professional Services, Property and Casualty insurance, Healthcare (providers and payers), Banking, Utilities, Transportation Services, Manufacturing, Education, Systems Integration, and Software Vendor.
Mr. Govan has held Management Consultant, CIO, Director, Product Manager, Production Manager, and Business Analyst positions with companies that include Ajilon Professional Services, EDS, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans of Pennsylvania, Genesis Health Ventures, and Reliance Insurance Company. He has successfully led complex projects spanning business units, operating companies and corporations. He has also managed production for both corporate customers and multiple external clients.
Mr. Govan is enthusiastic and highly intuitive with excellent team building, coaching, communication, and presentation skills. He has a broad business perspective, strong client focus, and complete vendor independence. He is driven to continuous improvement and knowledge transfer for long-term client success. Mr. Govan is a collaborative leader and problem solver who works well under pressure and gets the job done.
Mr. Govan received his Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University with a major in Business Administration. He earned a certificate in Electronic Commerce from Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, and has taught there as an instructor of continuing education management courses. He has been on the board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants and Chester County Toastmasters. He is an active member of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, the Mid-Atlantic Consultants Network and the Project Management Institute, and is recognized as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
An avid sailor for most of his life, Mr. Govan draws parallels between sailing, business, and personal life. He believes all obstacles to success may be overcome through preparation, flexibility, and determination, and helps businesses navigate turbulent waters of change through planning and purposeful action.