Jake Gatch is a senior defense industry business operations executive with extensive international headquarters experience as Chief of Staff to the CEO and trusted advisor to the C-Suite and Board of Directors. He specialize in developing, implementing, and improving cross-functional and cross-cultural special projects and initiatives that affect the enterprise-wide business, especially those with international impacts. His headquarters business operations and management capabilities are programs and controls, corporate governance, crisis management, risk management, and continuity management. He worked with three of the top US defense firms and the second largest international defense company. He has demonstrated strengths at the executive level leveraging a diverse background to identify opportunities for significant enhancement, to build leadership teams to deliver effective solutions. He creates efficient methods for broadly conceived concepts by developing trust across divergent interest groups and strong personalities to arrive at mutually acceptable resolutions.