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Welcome to the newest virtual program hosted by MORS! Designed to keep the MORS community connected and engaged, weekly MORS-Talks cover relevant issues, professional, technical and career development topics.

  • Online every Friday, 12 noon eastern time, 45-60 minutes
  • One-on-one interview format
  • Audience participation encouraged
  • Recorded and made available to members on the MORS-Talk community page
  • Not a MORS member? Join here

If you have a suggestion for an interview candidate or are interested in being interviewed yourself, please contact Shelbie Jenkins at or 703-933-9072.

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Click here to register for this week's MORS-Talk on 25 September with Women in Analytics

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Featured Speakers

25 September - Ms. Renee G. Carlucci
Renee G. Carlucci

Ms. Renee G. Carlucci is Principal Operations Research Analyst for CANA Advisors. Renee was previously a Senior Operations Research Analyst and Chief of the Resource Analysis Division for the United States Army’s Center for Army Analysis.

Renee has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Towson University and a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Operations Research from Johns Hopkins University. She is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and the Army Management Staff College and has over thirty years of experience in military operational studies.

25 September - Ms. Sarah Stewart
Sarah Stewart

Ms. Sarah Stewart is an Operations Research and Systems Analyst at the Center for Army Analysis. She completed two six month deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as well as a two year rotation to the Headquarters Department of the Army G-3/5/7 Force Management where she conducted Total Army Analysis. She is currently serving in the Campaign Analysis Division of CAA conducting future Scenario and Operation Plan Wargame modeling. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master’s of Science in Operations Research from George Mason University.

25 September - Ms. Brittlea Brown
Brittlea Brown

Ms. Brittlea Brown is currently an Operations Research Analyst for Marine Corps Programs and Resources Program Analysis & Evaluation Division. She performed a wide-range of studies for the Marine Corps while at Northrop Grumman, developed architecture in support of Marine Corps Systems Command while at SPAWAR, and then performed modeling and simulation on capabilities at the Marine Corps Operations Analysis Directorate. Brittlea co-leads the newly formed Women in MORS Community of Practice. She has served as MORS Working Group 28 Co-Chair and Advisor. Brittlea completed the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program (DCELP) in 2018. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Virginia Tech and a Master’s of Science in Operations Research from George Mason University.

16 October - Dr. Andy Loerch

Dr. Andy LoerchDr. Andrew Loerch is the Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research (SEOR) Associate Chair for George Mason University. He directs the military applications of the operations research track in Mason's Operations Research graduate program—the only comprehensive Defense Analysis program in a U.S. civilian institution. His research interests include the application of mathematical programming to military problems, optimization of multi-year capital budgeting, and management of cyclically scheduled manufacturing facilities.

As a retired Army Colonel with 26 years of military service, including 15 years as a Military Operations Research analyst, Dr. Loerch enjoys helping students learn knowledge and practical skills in his areas of expertise. His emphasis is on teaching concepts and techniques that students can immediately apply at work to contribute to the defense of the United States.