Data Systems Manager
Data Systems Manager
Nickname – “Jürg”
Attended USC as a Music Performance Major,
Certificate in Composing and Arranging
Military Leadership Development
Non-Commissioned Officers Academy
Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Academy
Chief’s Executive Course (a course for Chief Master Sergeants only)
What are some interesting facts about you?
I am a German Immigrant
Retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant – 36 years of service
4 of those years were served as a US Marine Sergeant
Entertainer – Sax, Clar, Flute, EWI, Vocalist, specialty “German Folks Music”
What is something in financial services that you have to deal with that you want to fix?
In tandem with our Operations Team, searching for seamless software integrations within our data stack, data systems, whereby we minimize repeating manual data entry and increase speed and accuracy of our data while maintaining an “easy to use” and “lowest possible cost” technology footprint.
What do you do at Bridge?
Manage Data Solutions – to enhance deliverables that increase Bridge efficiency and productivity in order to enhance our “Client Experience”
What are your credentials/past experience, for working in your position?
36 Years Military Service – worldwide logistics and budgeting of an Air Force Band.
25+ years working in the Financial Services Stack
What’s your Archetype?
The Protagonist (ENFJ-A)
What do you like about working at Bridge?
I love working with my colleagues. I enjoy the ownership I have with my position – lots of opportunity
What’s your background?
Married 34 years
5 adult children, 3 grandchildren
What are the Bridge Advisory Core Values that drive you?
I find the “Core Values” at Bridge Advisory very similar to that of the Air Force – “Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence in All You Do”.
Fundamentally everything I do is “Client Experience” driven and to that end a mentality of servant-ship toward my colleagues, vendors and clients drives me to perform at my best in pursuit of excellence, communicate as straightforward as possible while being thoughtful and thorough. Accountability and resolve are key for me to maintain forward momentum with my responsibilities at Bridge Advisory.
Your top three favorite Podcasts/Books?
Extreme Ownership, 360-degree Leader, Battlefield Leadership
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Grilling and BBQing
Camping / Hiking / being in the outdoors
Building Projects / Home improvement – I am a do it yourselfer with work experience in the building trade.
Performing/Entertaining – as a Front man, Vocalist and Instrumentalist with a specialty in German Folk and Dance music
What are you looking forward to?
Working on home projects
Travel with Jeannie
What makes you smile?
What would you do if you won the lottery?
Free myself to spend my time smiling!
What’s the best adventure you’ve taken? Or favorite place you’ve traveled to?
Personal – 2016 – trip to New Orleans
Military – Middle East Deployment, 2008″ (edited)