In this Making Leaders episode of the SSPI podcast, we hear from Bryan Kamm, Founder and Principal GAP Consultant at Kamm Consulting Group and Founder and Lead Advisor for the Space Coast Consortium Apprenticeship Program. Bryan holds an English Literature Bachelor’s degree with a minor equivalent in German literature from Florida Technological University, (currently UCF), as well as a Co-major Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management and German from Florida State University (FSU). His career experience includes 14 years in economic development, (8 years with the Florida Department of Commerce; 2 years managing a start-up economic development program for Seminole Electric Cooperative; and 4 years for the Pasco Economic Development Council managing corporate site selection of companies to Pasco County, Florida). In the private sector, his experience includes 2 years in electric utilities, 11 years in the telecommunications IT software industry, 2 years as an independent software consultant, 6 years with a wholly-owned German deep foundation engineering and construction subsidiary, Bauer Foundation Corp. where he managed the implementation of the German Dual Education apprenticeship system. 

In 2015, Bryan founded Kamm Consulting and landed a site selection contract with RUAG Space in 2016 to assist the Swiss company in locating a manufacturing facility to the Cape Canaveral area to supply thermal panel structures to OneWeb Satellites. Together with RUAG Space and OneWeb Satellites, Bryan developed, founded and launched (SCCAP) the Space Coast Consortium Apprenticeship Program and registered the program with the Florida Department of Education Office of Apprenticeship to begin in the fall of 2019. You can read more about Bryan’s role in establishing the SCCAP in SSPI’s report Staffing the Space Assembly Line.

 

   

 

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