Dr. Wilmer Leon

Bio

Wilmer J. Leon III, PhD. is a Political Analyst whose primary areas of expertise are Black Politics, American Government, and Public Policy. For 11 years he was a Lecturer/Teaching Associate in the Political Science Department at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Currently, Dr. Leon is a nationally broadcast radio talk show host, author, nationally syndicated columnist, and regular political commentator on national and international news programs.

Dr. Leon earned a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Political Science from Hampton Institute, a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Howard University, and a PhD. in Political Science from Howard University.

Dr. Leon is certified by The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) as a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM). He boasts 30 years of experience in contract administration and management, and has worked for the past 21 years in that capacity with Verizon Communications. His areas of expertise include: assessing solicitation documents for areas of risk and exposure, bid-no-bid decisions, proposal preparation, formulating bid and negotiating strategies, negotiating prime contracts and subcontracts, and developing contract/subcontract policies and procedures.

Dr. Leon possesses a unique combination of skill-sets from both the academic arena as well as the public sector. His time in the classroom and commitment to his students made him a very highly rated instructor at Howard University. He has been able to effectively combine the subject matter of the coursework with the practical applications from real-world experience.

Over the years Dr. Leon has proved to be an individual who can identify problems and work with teams to develop and implement solutions. He is also an incredibly effective communicator and public speaker.
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