Robert (Bart) Simpson
Executive Director, Information Technology

Robert (Bart) Simpson serves as the BGS Executive Director of IT, providing BGS corporate IT leadership and project/program management for BGS contracts. Mr. Simpson has more than 20 years of experience managing IT strategic operations as a prime contractor for the federal government and in the commercial industry and education. Prior to joining BGS, he was employed with BWXT Conversion Services, LLC (BWCS) in Lexington, Kentucky, where he served in a dual capacity as Director of IT and the Ethics and Compliance Officer. BWCS is prime contractor for the DOE EM Portsmouth Paducah Project Office (PPPO) DUF6 Conversion facility.

Mr. Simpson was previously employed by Accenture and ImagePoint as Director of Application Development and Director of IT. After that, he joined Fountainhead College of Technology as Director of Administration where he provided leadership for all Student Services Departments, including IT/Cyber Security, Admissions and Recruiting, and the Business Office.

Mr. Simpson served his country in the United States Marine Corps and left with an honorable discharge at the rank of Sergeant. He has been active in many community organizations throughout the years, including Junior Achievement, Innovation Valley's Technology Council, InfraGard, Marine Corps and Air Force Associations, and American Legion. He is certified in Risk and Information Systems Control from ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance, and earned his Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Management (Minor in Management) from Maryville University, St. Louis, MO.