Jeff Minder is a Business Analysis and Project Management instructor for Orion Development Group. He has more than 15 years of experience in project management and software development and 25 years of experience as a professional instructor. His areas of expertise include project management, systems analysis and design, agile software development, and the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
As a practitioner, Mr. Minder has successfully launched secure, database-driven Internet solutions for the Department of Homeland Security, governmental lotteries, healthcare providers, insurance companies and other clients in both the private and the public sectors. In 2004, Dell and the National Federation of Independent Businesses recognized Mr. Minder as one of the top 10 entrepreneurs in North America for the use of technology in support of customers.
Mr. Minder's instructional background includes 11 years of service to the U.S. Air Force (USAF), where he was a survival, evasion, resistance, and escape (SERE) instructor. In 1991, the U.S. Special Operations Command named him the SERE Instructor of the Year in recognition of his work in the field of counterintelligence during Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Mr. Minder earned a B.S. (magna cum laude) in computer science with a minor in mathematics from Troy State University. He is a certified Project Management Professional (Project Management Institute).