American Business Development Group to Attend the 2021 National Guard Association of the United States Conference!

American Business Development Group (ABDG) is proud to announce that we will be participating in the 143rd annual National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) General Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV with several of our clients. The conference will take place August 27-30, 2021, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This annual conference will bring together National Guard members and the 54 Adjutants Generals, as well as defense officials, industry representatives and lawmakers.
Bill Skipper, ABDG President and CEO said, “ABDG has worked hard over the last 24 years to establish a team of experts who provide superior assistance to our National Guard clients. We invite companies with a desire to expand into the vast National Guard market to stop by our booth, 448.  We will have numerous ABDG Subject Matter Experts there to discuss with you how to increase your share in the National Guard market.”

The ABDG experts attending the Conference are:

  • Jim LeNoir – Recognized as a subject matter expert in the areas of logistics, transportation, force management, resource management and strategic planning, Jim is a former Chief of Logistics of the Army National Guard.
  • Mike Ford – Recognized as a subject matter expert in Army aviation operations and air and ground safety, Mike is a former Chief of the Safety and Standardization Branch of the Army National Guard’s Aviation and Safety Division.
  • Frank Lever – Served in the Army National Guard for 36 years holding key senior enlisted leadership positions, Frank retired as the Army National Guard, Command Sergeant Major. He has also served as President of the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States.  Frank is currently serving on the NGAUS Corporate Advisory Council.
  • Elisha Kehl – ABDG’s Director of Operations has worked with our clients for 20 years in developing exhibit displays, event management, and execution of marketing plans that are both creative and strategic. She always puts the clients’ needs first, with every detail considered from concept development to execution.
If you would like more information on how ABDG can assist your organization in the Defense, National Guard and Homeland Security markets please stop by our booth, 448, call us at 703-824-0300 or visit our website.
ABDG is an internationally respected, full spectrum business development consulting firm located in Vienna, Virginia with representatives located in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Our expertise lies in the Defense, National Guard and Homeland Security markets. Our team consists of former military professionals with strong systems requirements, acquisition, and sustainment expertise. For more information visit