Friday, December 21, 2012

Lt. Gen. Scott Black Joins Leonie Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, Va. — Leonie Industries, a U.S. government services provider specializing in communications and cultural advisory work, today announced that Lt. Gen. Scott Black (U.S. Army, Retired) has joined its Board of Directors.

"Leonie is honored to welcome Gen. Black as a member of its Board of Directors,” said Leonie President Ed Negrelli. “Gen. Black’s distinguished experience in the Army and business community will serve as an invaluable asset to the company and its continued growth moving forward.”

Lt. Gen. Scott Black commented, “I am very grateful to be given the opportunity to join the Leonie Board of Directors.  The Leonie Team has been a key contributor to our Nation’s success in overseas contingency operations, and is poised to continue that success in an evolving market space.  I look forward to working closely with the Directors and Company leadership to ensure that success.”

Lt. Gen. Scott C. Black (U.S. Army, Retired) is currently Chief Executive Officer, MagPly, Inc.  Previously, as Vice President and General Manager with BAE Systems, Inc., he led the company’s global mission solutions business unit. General Black served as the Judge Advocate General of the Army from 2005 to 2009, supervising the worldwide delivery of full-spectrum legal services in support of 1.2 million Soldiers and recruiting, training and leading 10,000 attorneys and paralegals in 650 offices in 19 countries. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. He is also entitled to wear the Parachutist Badge, the Ranger Tab and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

General Black is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University; and holds an M.S. from the National Defense University as well as a J.D. from the California Western School of Law in San Diego.

About Leonie Industries

Leonie is a U.S. government services provider specializing in communications, performance analytics, and execution management. We assemble top-notch teams of subject matter experts who help our clients translate strategy into reality, and measure progress along the way. Founded in 2001, Leonie began as a subcontractor to larger companies before growing its business to meet U.S. government demands efficiently and effectively as a prime contractor.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Leonie Supports New “Access to Justice Program” in Iraq

Effective December 9, 2012, Leonie was notified to provide specialized expertise in support of the “Iraq Access to Justice Program.”

The purpose of this multi-faceted, social outreach program is to promote public awareness to enhance the practical knowledge of People With Disabilities in Iraq. The program will raise awareness regarding People With Disabilities, their responsibilities, rights and remedies under lraqi law, and to bring about needed improvements and amendments to the laws supporting people with disabilities inside Iraq.

The program will inform and assist Iraqi citizens with physical and mental disabilities, their families, caregivers, government officials, service providers, and the general public.

Through the creation, development and distribution of broadcast audio and video programs throughout Iraq, citizens will be informed about their legal rights and the formal system of redress.

Leonie is known for providing expertise in communicating with audiences in remote, hard to reach locations in Iraq, the Greater Middle East, and throughout the world. The company also specializes in evaluating and assessing the effectiveness of communications programs, enabling program sponsors to make effective campaign adjustments, applying scarce resources at the right place and at the right time. Expertise where you need it!