JIM BRADLEY

Acting Director


As Acting Director, the second-highest ranking position at the agency, Bradley oversees GPO’s core publishing functions, including Plant Operations, Official Journals of Government, Security and Intelligent Documents, Customer Services, Marketing and Sales, and Business Products and Services business units. These units are responsible for GPO’s most important products including the Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. passports and secure credentials, and other key congressional and executive agency information products and services in both digital and print formats.

Biography

Bradley is a seasoned career executive with more than 40 years of experience in Federal printing and information policy from service in the executive branch, as a professional staff member of the Joint Committee on Printing, and as a senior member of multiple GPO administrations. From 2011-13, Bradley served as Assistant Public Printer for Operations, with oversight of all GPO’s revenue-generating areas. Prior to that position, he was entrusted with the leadership of GPO’s Official Journals of Government business unit, providing liaison for the production in digital and print formats of the daily Congressional Record, Senate and House bills, reports, hearings, documents, and other congressional information products, as well as the daily Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Public Papers of the Presidents, and related documents. From 1998 to 2008, Bradley led GPO’s Customer Services operation, which provides for the production of Federal agency documents through contracts with private sector printers nationwide. Bradley came to GPO in 1996 from the Joint Committee on Printing, where for 14 years he served as a professional staff member and lead technical advisor for the Committee. From 1980 to 1983, he was the Printing Officer for the Department of Energy. From 1971 to 1980, Bradley held a variety of operational and management positions at the Internal Revenue Service.

Bradley holds a B.S. in printing management, with a minor in business administration, from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX.