Insightful and inventive, Jake brings more than a decade of technical engineering experience in government and the IT industry. His laudable leadership and attentive listening approach make him a valued advisor to customers, teams and stakeholders. Establishing rapport and earning trust, Jake gathers information and surveys the overall business and IT landscape to determine the most beneficial solutions. To the delight of tiag customers, Jake articulates clarity out of the complex and consistently delivers on the promises he makes.
“Understandably, sometimes customers aren’t quite sure what they need or want. I listen and draw out details to offer credible options that can genuinely benefit the customer, and I explain those solutions in a comprehensible manner. Following up to execute the plan, I ensure we deliver excellent service, strengthening these relationships I establish based on trust.”~ Jake Repanshek
Since joining tiag in 2008, Jake has led successful initiatives and resolved challenges spanning diverse environments. As director, he manages all aspects of multiple contracts involving a variety of technologies and focus areas — among them, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Corporation for National and Community Service. He has also served as developer, technologist, project manager and team lead for numerous high-profile tiag projects across the Department of Defense.
Understanding that employee engagement translates to genuine achievements for customers, Jake nurtures the career development of each individual on his teams. Demonstrating tiag’s commitment to professional growth, Jake inspires employee engagement by ensuring those he directs receive abundant training, certification and opportunities to advance.
Early in his own career as an engineer and software developer for government contracting firms, Jake specialized in numerous technologies while supporting multiple stakeholders in diverse environments. Advancing the mission of Army Knowledge Online, Jake led the team of engineers responsible for the Army’s enterprise authentication and authorization service. Additionally, Jake supported technology contracts sponsored by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and United States Postal Service.
Education & Credentials
- Master of Science (MS) Computer Engineering — University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Bachelor of Science (BS) Computer Engineering — University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) — Project Management Institute
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) — International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
- ITIL Foundation certification