Paul LeslieChief Executive Officer
Paul Leslie drives the overall growth strategy of the company and oversees daily operations. He brings over 30 years of experience building companies for substantial market value and growth. He has proven leadership experience and expertise in operational excellence, business development, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and extensive public sector operations.
Most recently, Leslie served as President of Apptis, Inc., a Chantilly, Virginia-based technology services company. Prior to joining Apptis, he co-founded and served as President and CEO of Apogen Technologies, a Federal IT services and technology company with a focus on homeland security and defense. He led Apogen’s accelerated business expansion through an impressive combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Apogen was acquired by QinetiQ in 2005. Leslie has also held key leadership positions with EDS, BDM International, TRW, and BTG.
Leslie is a Senior Advisory Board Member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. As part of his work with NVTC, Leslie mentors small businesses in the government contracting space. He is also a Board Member of the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia as well as the Professional Services Council (PSC). Leslie serves on the Advisory Board of George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering.
Leslie graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Boston State College (UMASS Boston).