Federal 100: Leslie Barry

Leslie Barry
Vice President of Government Affairs
and Business Development

GTSI

The work: Serving as a model and a champion for charitable work in the federal IT community.

The impact: Although the community is no stranger to charitable giving, Barry created opportunities for her colleagues to pour their time and energy into deserving causes.

The nuts and bolts: In a recent trip to Nicaragua, she led a team of 19 people who mixed concrete and laid blocks for a school. It was the seventh such trip IT business leaders have taken to the country. A fundraiser for the project cleared more than $50,000.

Read more about the 2012 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

John Monroe is Senior Events Editor for the 1105 Public Sector Media Group, where he is responsible for overseeing the development of content for print and online content, as well as events. John has more than 20 years of experience covering the information technology field. Most recently he served as Editor-in-Chief of Federal Computer Week. Previously, he served as editor of three sister publications: civic.com, which covered the state and local government IT market, Government Health IT, and Defense Systems.

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