Mapping and Navigating Your Federal Path
Friday, August 20, 2021
1:20 PM – 2:10 PM EDT
>>> Executive Managing Director, The Leadership Praxis
Eric Won is an Executive Managing Director at The Leadership Praxis. He is a senior corporate and federal executive with over 35 years of experience in leadership development, knowledge management, strategic planning, and management consulting and analytics. He has counseled and mentored Federal Senior Executives in Cabinet agencies including the DOJ, DOD, DHS, HHS, EPA, NASA, USDA, and the Social Security Administration. Mr. Won is an experienced executive liaison with White House and Congressional staff, the Government Accountability Office, and corporate, academic, and non-profit sectors. The architect of intergovernmental joint initiatives and government-private partnerships, Mr. Won is a recognized leader in cross-agency and cross-functional initiatives among the civilian, military, and intelligence communities. He is a community organizer, committed and certified English as a Second Language instructor and citizenship examination trainer.
Jeleen Sindall, VMD, is a Veterinarian, educator, connector, and cheerleader for the greater good. She is currently the Customer Success Executive at Cisco, where she supports public sector customers by helping them realize tangible business outcomes. Prior to joining Cisco, Jeleen served as a federal veterinarian for a decade, working across industry, state and federal entities to improve government partnerships and services. In this work, she served in several leadership positions at the United States Department of Agriculture, including Avian Health and Welfare Specialist, Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary, and Acting Chief Customer Officer. Prior to joining the federal government, Jeleen was a tenure-track professor in exotic companion animal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. A strong advocate for building diverse ecosystems of leaders, Jeleen sits on the Board of Advisors for NAAAP-DC.
>>> President of Management Consulting Firm, Fujii-Group LLC
Stan Fujii is the President of Fujii-Goup, LLC, an upper management consulting firm specializing in small business regulations and policy. He retired from the U.S. Small Business Administration, serving in positions including the Veteran Procurement Liaison, Senior HUBZone Analyst, Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Business Development, Assistant Director for the 8(a) Business Development Program at the Washington, DC, District Office, and Assistant Director for the Santa Ana District Office in California. Stan is an active leader in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. He previously served as Executive Director of the Asian American Government Executives Network (AAGEN) and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Association of Asian American Professionals, DC Chapter (NAAAP DC).