Ms. Alicia Bridges

Site Lead/Senior Principal Analyst,
ITA International, LLC

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Site Lead/Senior Principal Analyst,
ITA International, LLC

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Alicia Bridges is a Senior Principal Analyst with ITA International, LLC (formerly Innovative Decisions, Inc.) with over 21 years experience providing decision support to commercial and federal government clients. Her experience in project management, as well as expertise in developing automated decision tools and models, helps to enable strategic decision making for senior leadership for a variety of customer organizations. Alicia has used data science, predictive analysis, statistics, cost analysis and other operations research techniques in support of infrastructure planning for the Department of Defense (DoD), requirements prioritization for Cyber Security organizations and analysis of alternative architectures for various non-IC government and commercial entities. She has a history of providing consulting expertise in decision analysis, including Multiple Objective Decision Analysis (MODA), decision modeling and cost, schedule and risk analysis for several major DoD Acquisition Programs. 
Alicia recently reactivated her INFORMS membership in 2021. She is currently finishing her term as Industry Liaison for the Military and Security Society (MAS) and serves as Industry Liaison for the Minority Issues Forum (MIF). Alicia is also an active member of Women in OR/MS Forum (WORMS) and was co-chair for the inaugural AMAZON SCOT Fellowships for INFORMS Annual Meetings, which promote increasing underrepresented groups in the OR/MS profession. Her special interests include multicriteria optimization and linear programming, the former of which she’s employed in helping determine budget allocations for major DoD acquisition programs. Other interests include machine learning, data analytics, cyber security and risk analysis. Alicia has an MS in Mathematical Sciences/Operations Research from Clemson University and BS in Mathematics (Actuarial Science) from Howard University.

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  • Military Operations Research Society