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Key Executive Leadership Program

Sponsoring Organizations

The Key Executive Leadership Programs largely serve leaders employed by the federal government, although a significant number of state, local, nonprofit, and private leaders also graduate from the program.

Federal Government

  • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Army: Army Corps of Engineers, Topographic Engineering Center, Community and Family Support
  • Census Bureau
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Department of Agriculture: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Forest Service, Rural Electrification Administration, Office of Assistant Secretary, Economics, Farmers Home Administration, Office of Inspector General
  • Department of Commerce: National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Technical Information Services
  • Department of Defense: Office of Acquisition Management, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Defense Nuclear Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency, Finance and Accounting Service, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, POW/Missing Personnel Office, Real Estate and Facilities, Uniformed Services University, Defense Logistic Support Command
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy: Office of the Secretary, Federal
  • Energy Regulatory Commission Department of Health and Human Services: Food and Drug Administration, Indian Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, Health Care Financing Administration
  • Department of Homeland Security: Coast Guard, Secret Service, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of the Interior: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Surface Mining, National Park Service Department of Justice: Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service
  • Department of Labor: Employment Training Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Department of State
  • Department of Transportation: Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Office of the Secretary, Maritime Administration, National Transportation Safety Board
  • Department of the Treasury: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Bureau of Public Debt, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Mint
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Reserve System
  • General Services Administration
  • House of Representatives: Office of Compliance
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Security Agency
  • U.S. Navy: Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Facilities
  • Engineering Command, Naval Sea Systems Command,
  • Strategic Systems Programs, Navy Broadcasting Service,
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center, Naval Explosive Ordnance
  • Division, Office of Inspector General, Naval Criminal
  • Investigative Service
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • Peace Corps
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Small Business Administration
  • Social Security Administration
  • Veterans Affairs Department

State, Local & Other Government

  • City of Colonial Heights
  • City of Takoma Park
  • District of Columbia Government
  • Fairfax County Government
  • Embassy of Mexico
  • Virginia Air Pollution Control Board

Nonprofit & Private Organizations

  • AMBROS Communications
  • American Cancer Society
  • Central American Resource Center
  • George Mason University
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
  • Open Society Institute
  • Oracle Corporation
  • OrangeSec Solutions
  • World Bank


Success Story

Homer Wilkes

President Obama Nominates Key Certificate Alum as USDA Undersecretary for Natural Resources

On May 5, 2009, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Homer Lee Wilkes as undersecretary for natural resources and environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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