Leon C. Baptiste, CEO / President / Owner, The Unit LLC.
Leon "Lee" Baptiste is a Veteran of The US Army & DOD, who has served our national interests in Germany, Cyprus, Iraq, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait.... over 40 nations. A Linguist , fluent in Spanish, plus German & Mandarin. With a strong I.T. background--a minor in Information Technology, plus Data structure & algorithm training-- he worked for ITT Industries as their Senior Desk Admin., in Victory Base--Bagdhad, during the War on Terror. Diver, Squad leader in both The Army & DOD. Trained in several Martial Arts styles (Shotokan, Kyokushin Kai, Tai Chi Chuan, BJJ), as he is a Senior close quarter combat instructor, having created "The Lion" self-defense technique & Kata (predetermined fighting stances). A buddhist with roots in Latin America.
Mohammed Sami Uddin. Chief Middle East Officer, The Unit LLC.
Sami is a Civil Engineer, specializing in Surveying & Civil Draughtsman ship by the INDO BRITISH ACADEMY; also certified in AUTO CAD. With a Diploma in Multi Lingual DTP, with English, Arabic, Hindu & Telugu among his top language skills; he has worked for DOD in Kuwait and other regions of the Middle East. Very proficient in all aspect of Microsoft Office.
Lauren R. Rice, Chief Operating Officer& Executive Vice President, The Unit LLC.
B.A. In Business Administration, Faulkner University. ISSA Certified Fitness/ Nutrition Consultant. Theater actress/ Instructor--part of our HUMINT - Ops training program. Microsoft Office certified. Advanced Spanish Linguist / cultural skills. Certified Close-Quarter-Combat training instructor.
Steven Roy Lelbach. Chief Security Officer & Senior Vice President, The Unit LLC.
A RET US Army LTC with a Master's in Homeland Security from American Military University, West Virginia.
Part of the elite Army Chemical Biological Rapid Response Team (CB-RRT), he is also a former consultant to The US Department of State for the Export Control & Related Border Security (EXBS) Program in DC. An expert in DHS procedures--for whom he has labored extensively in the past-- he has designed & implemented training procedures and strategies for CBRNE protection, detection & decontamination.
Christopher J. Cowgill, Chief Intelligence & I.T. Officer, Senior Vice President, The Unit LLC.
Chris is currently in The Air National Guard, an NCOIC for C2 Systems, maintaining all computerized systems on a Military post, to include SIPRNet, NIPRNet & NORAD NEN. Also responsible for new technological proposals that can be used by The Command, as well as all TEMPEST standards for hardware and software. He owns Associates of Applied Sciences in both Emergency Management, Business & Logistics Management with The Air Force Community College.
With a BS in Information Systems Security with a Digital Forensics Focus.
Fluent in both The English & Spanish languages, he is a 3rd Dan in Hawaiian / Shaolin Kempo Karate.
Ganesh Balakrishnan, Chief Overseas Logistics Officer, The Unit LLC.
Originally from Chennai, India, Ganesh has an Executive MBA, specializing in Professional Project Management, with a Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. With 12 plus years of experience in transportation & logistics management, he has being in: Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, etc. Fluent in several languages (including English) & close quarter combat training.