Leido’s Alvie Johnson Honored by AFCEA (Learn More – Video)

Alvie Johnson, Leidos’ Army-Principal Business Developer, was recognized as a recipient of the Women’s Appreciation Award by AFCEA International.

Johnson received this award at the AFCEA West event in San Diego, for his leadership and support of advancing women in business.

Johnson consistently demonstrates a commitment to developing and mentoring female professionals to grow their careers.

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Johnson is an active mentor, providing guidance and structure in career development, as well as facilitating introductions with other industry leaders.

He is also a staunch advocate for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Gerry Fasano, Chief of Business Development & Strategy for Leidos
Gerry Fasano, Chief of Business Development & Strategy for Leidos

As the former AFCEA Belvoir Chapter President, he helped create a program that provided scholarships and grants to local students looking to pursue higher STEM education tracks.

He has been a member of AFCEA since 1982 and currently serves as the Regional Vice President for the National Capital region.

“Alvie is a true role model, who recognizes the importance of encouraging women to achieve their business goals,” said Gerry Fasano, Chief of Business Development & Strategy for Leidos.

“This award underscores his dedication to the industry and belief in developing the best and brightest talent to support STEM fields.”

leidosAFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit non-lobbying membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia.

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