Little Neck, NY, May 21: Leviton Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Chuck Rich to the position of Business Development Director for its Government Business Development Program. In his new post Rich will spearhead sales of the company's voice and data networking solutions to U.S. Government and military installations. He will also oversee joint sales with the Government's network of certified contractors and system integrators. Rich brings to his new position more than 17 years of experience assessing, specifying and recommending products and solutions for military information and communication systems.
Rich began his career with Leviton in 2004 as National Business Development Manager for Government Business, where he managed the sale of voice, data and connectivity solutions. Prior to joining Leviton he served as a military communications (MILCOM) systems advisor in end-user requirements and assessments for Los Angeles' Air Force Base and as Deputy Director for combat communications for Atlanta's Robins Air Force Base. Rich has held numerous positions in military communications and has also held civilian positions with General Dynamics, Griffin Services, Urban Media Communications and MCS of Tampa where his responsibilities included the sales and implementation of network, security and communication systems.
Rich holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He holds certifications as a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) and a Project Management Professional (PMP). Over the course of his distinguished military career, he has earned numerous awards, including the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Emerging Leadership award; Officer of the Year award, 1st Fighter Wing Lt. Gen. and Leo Marquez award for Communications Electronics Maintenance, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Meritorious Service Award and numerous others and citations. Rich sits on the Board of Directors of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) and is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) and Project Management Institute (PMI).
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Leviton Manufacturing Co., 59-25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362, www.leviton.com.