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Leo S. Mackay, Jr.

Leo S. Mackay, Jr.Vice President and Elected Corporate Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation


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Leo S. Mackay, Jr. is Vice President - Ethics and Sustainability, and an elected corporate officer, of Lockheed Martin Corporation, the world’s largest defense contractor. He leads the ethics program; compliance training/ procurement integrity/anti-corruption efforts; and, as the Chief Sustainability Officer, is responsible for ensuring responsible growth and global corporate citizenship. He is an independent director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a $19B leading global supplier of business and IT services. Previously, he’s served Lockheed Martin as Vice President, Corporate Business Development, and President, ICGS, LLC. He has also had general management responsibility within Textron Corp, and Affiliated Computer Services, Inc (now a part of Xerox).  Dr. Mackay served as Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 2001-2003 receiving the Exceptional Service Medal, the VA’s highest honor, for his service. From 1993 to 1995 he was military assistant to the ASD/International Security Policy tasked with counter-proliferation, arms control policy, and controls of sensitive U.S. exports.  Dr. Mackay is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the board of directors of the Center for a New American Security, and chairs the Board of Visitors at the Graduate School of Public Affairs of the University of Maryland. He is a recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement from US Black Engineer magazine, and the Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, from Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis. A graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, he is a former naval aviator (F-14 pilot, Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun) graduate), and a veteran of Operation Earnest Will.  He earned a master's degree, and a Ph.D., in public policy from Harvard University. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.