Jim Jaska

An accomplished executive leader with nearly five decades of Government Services industry experience, board member James (Jim) M. Jaska is an expert in business transformation, and led the creation of Valiant Integrated Services after heading AECOM’s defense and government services business for 10 years. He officially co-founded Valiant in 2017, and served as the company’s President and Chief Executive
Officer through early April of 2021.

During his career, Mr. Jaska held executive positions at Honeywell, Tetra Tech Inc., Alliant Techsystems Inc., and AECOM.

Over the years, Mr. Jaska has served on the board directors for BWX Technologies, Inc., and in the role of Chairman-Emeritus of the Trust for the National Mall. He’s also been a member of multiple industry organizations, including the National Defense Industrial Association, American Society for Microbiology, and Society of American Military Engineers.

Mr. Jaska has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Western Illinois University.