Leo S. Mackay, Jr
Dr. Mackay was appointed to our Board of Directors in September 2012. He is currently Vice President, Ethics and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin Corporation, a defense contractor engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of products and services. He also served in various other positions for Lockheed, including Vice President, Corporate Business Development, from 2007 through 2011, in which he was responsible for leading Lockheed’s strategic customer relationship development and as President, Integrated Coast Guard Systems LLC and Vice President and General Manager, Coast Guard Systems, from 2005 through 2007. From 2003 through 2005, Dr. Mackay served as Chief Operations Officer for ACS State Healthcare LLC. Dr. Mackay is a former Navy F-14 pilot, a Naval Fighter Weapons School graduate and a veteran of Operation Earnest Will. He later served as the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he received the Exceptional Service Medal, the VA's highest honor. He is also the 2012 recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement from US Black Engineer magazine. Dr. Mackay is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and the Council on Foreign Relations. He currently serves on the Board of the Center for a New American Security and is Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents at Concordia Theological Seminary–Fr. Wayne. Dr. Mackay received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University–John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University.