ABDG Announces the Formation of the Department of Homeland Security and National Guard Sector

Colonel (Retired) Jim LeNoir has accepted the position of Director of American Business Development Group’s (ABDG) Department of Homeland Security and National Guard Sector effective immediately. Mr. LeNoir will be responsible for the day-to-day management of existing HLS and Guard projects as well as the expansion of ABDG’s presence in this dynamic business sector.

COL (R) LeNoir joined American Business Development Group in May of 2005 after retiring from the Army National Guard after 29 years of service. Prior to retiring, he served as the Chief, Army Logistics Division, National Guard Bureau where he was responsible for administering the Army National Guard’s logistics programs and managing the material readiness of the Army National Guard. From October 2003 to January 2004, he deployed to Kuwait where he served as the Army National Guard Senior Advisor for the Commander, Coalition Land Forces Component Command. Before serving as the Chief of the Army Logistics Division, Colonel (Ret) LeNoir served as the Deputy Director, Program Development for the Department of the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G4, part of a team responsible for logistics, facilities and environmental programs for all 54 states and territories.

COL (R) LeNoir says, about ABDG’s strength, “our extensive experience with the National Guard will enable us to operate effectively in the nexus between the Federal and State levels of government. Our understanding of the National Guard’s role in Homeland Security provides our clients with a major advantage in penetrating homeland security and defense markets.” “Jim’s knowledge of the Army National Guard personnel, process and requirements and the requirements of the Department of Homeland security will bring tremendous benefit to both our existing clients and our new clients” said George Demetriades, Vice President of American Business Development Group. ABDG’s President and CEO, Bill Skipper said “Jim’s value to our company has been significant since he joined ABDG four years ago. Jim, along with his ABDG team of seasoned professionals will assist our clients in building long term success in ABDG’s new Department of Homeland Security and National Guard Sector.”

American Business Development Group, Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia is an internationally respected, full-spectrum business development consulting firm, now representing a diverse list of over fifty prominent U.S. and international businesses. ABDG enjoys a reputation as the largest business development firm in the United States which specializes in the re-equipping and modernization of the Reserve Component.