Rui Garcia is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity, Inc.
With decades of experience in Management and Information Technology Consulting, Rui has worked with many clients from both the public sector and the commercial marketplace. In 2020, Rui was named Executive of the Year by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF).
Prior to founding Acuity, Rui worked for Oracle Corporation overseeing the International Services Vertical within Oracle’s Civilian Government Sector. He also worked at Lotus Development Corporation in Cambridge, MA, where he was responsible for establishing alliance partners with whom he jointly marketed Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions.
Rui holds a Master of Business Administration from The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross.
Interesting Facts: Enjoys being around the water: sailing, boating, surfing, water skiing, etc
Ethics Officer and Vice President, Human Resources
Jannie is Acuity’s Ethics Officer and Vice President of Human Resources. She brings more than 30 years of experience related to people management and human resources.
Jannie continually utilizes information technology to create a solid HR infrastructure for Acuity. As a proactive leader with proven success building cohesive, high-performing teams, Jannie is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of Acuity’s employee acquisition and retention programs. These programs support benefits administration, HR compliance, employee relations, career development, performance management, education and training development. She also leads the talent acquisition team in developing recruiting activities that leverage best practices for quickly attracting exceptional employees.
During her career, Jannie has held human resources roles at previous employers in the DC Metropolitan area include URS (formerly EG&G and now Aecom), Keane Federal Systems, Edgemark, and Pioneer Technologies
Jannie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Interesting Facts: In her spare time Jannie enjoys visiting the Potomac River. She is an avid book enthusiast, cook and entertainer.
Vice President, Contracts
As Vice President of Contracts, Dean Brunk serves as Acuity’s primary point of contact for all contractual matters and plays an integral role in building business relationships.
As an attorney, licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia, Dean has worked in the government contracts legal field for over 17 years. Dean practiced law in Washington, DC prior to working at General Dynamics, and most recently as Vice President and General Counsel for Solers, an information technology company in the DC area.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bucknell University and a JD and MBA from Stetson University.
Interesting Facts: In addition to spending time with his wife, two kids, and black lab, Dean enjoys, running, coaching youth baseball, and cheering on the Washington Nationals.
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