Director of Operations and Business Development
Bonito Gene is a United States Army veteran, entrepreneur and government contracting professional from the Yavapai-Apache Nation, Navajo Nation and Hopi tribe in Arizona. His maternal clan is Coyote, and he is born for his paternal Edge Water clan. His professional experience consists of 11 years as a Military Intelligence professional within the Army’s Intelligence Community (IC) serving multiple combat tours to Afghanistan and Iraq. He founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of an 8a small business, providing services to the National Security Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, and the Department of Defense, with awards totaling $30+ million. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix and is APMP® Bid and Proposal Management Foundation 2022 and ITIL 4 ® Foundation certified.