In his role as senior division director, Jim Broadwater leads a team that supports clients in NAVSEA HQ and in the major fleet concentration areas that help maintain and modernize the Navy’s surface fleet. He oversees tasking at SEA21, SEA05D, Commander Naval Regional Maintenance Centers (CNRMC), Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP), Surface Training Systems Program Office (PMS 339), CVN 78 Program Office (PMS 378) and at the Type Commanders (TYCOMs) and Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs).
Prior to joining Noblis MSD, Jim was an executive with General Electric’s Energy Services business, where for 16 years, he specialized in the start-up of newly constructed power plants and the long-term service, operations and maintenance and modernization of Utility and Industrial facilities. Before joining GE, Jim completed a successful 22-year career with the Navy, serving first as a chief petty officer and, after earning a commission through the Enlisted Commissioning Program as a surface warfare officer, retiring as a Lieutenant Commander.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Idaho and a Master of Science degree in information technology management from the Naval Postgraduate School.