Jan Bush is the consummate communicator and marketer with over 30 years of experience. She recently retired from Federal Service after 21 years. Prior to that, she spent 17 years operating a marketing firm that specialized in field work such as market research interviews and in-store merchandising covering a 5-state region. She trained hundreds of employees to represent clients at the local level. Jan developed a quality control program that included tracking results, measuring user satisfaction, and reporting back to clients. She built her company through client referrals.
Of her years with Federal Service, she served six years with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate. Jan marketed laser and high-powered microwave research concepts to decision makers that included elected officials in the U.S. Congress and leaders in the Department of Defense. In 2011 Jan served on the original public/private planning team to establish the first DE2DC government exhibition as part of Directed Energy Professional Society educational outreach program.
Jan spent six years working for the U.S. Forest Service at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Land Between the Lakes serves as an experimental station for improving land management practices in addition to its recreation mission. Jan worked closely with non-profits, area universities, and other federal/state land and recreation agencies to help bring economic development to the area.
“With with the Directed Energy Directorate, I worked with Ph.D. scientists conducting cutting-edge research in their fields.”