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Cliff Gornto, Senior Vice President of Business Development – US Government Solutions at KBR

Cliff Gornto,

Senior Vice President,


Cliff Gornto, Senior Vice President of Business Development – US Government Solutions at KBR

Cliff Gornto is the senior vice president of business development at KBR’s U.S. government solutions business, working out of Miramar Beach, Florida. He is a business development executive with over 25 years of sales leadership, program management and operations experience leading diverse teams, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Gornto’s professional specialties include program management, business development, financial leadership, strategic pricing, commercial management, risk analysis, capture management, proposal management, strategic planning and analysis, test and evaluation, operations and maintenance, and contingency operations.

Gornto joined the KBR group in 2017, initially taking on the business development lead in the company’s defense sector consulting arm, KBRwyle. He was appointed to his present senior vice-presidential role in July 2020. 

Before joining his current employer, Gornto held roles of increasing importance at the engineering company Jacobs, where he worked for over 26 years. His last position at the firm was as vice president and deputy general manager of Jacobs’ Federal Network Systems business. That role saw him leading over 1,000 technical professionals tasked with supporting the Intelligence Community and managing annual revenues exceeding $500 million.

Gornto earned his degree in mathematics and statistics from the University of West Florida. He later earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the same institution’s College of Business.

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