Cornerstone Defense is pleased to announce Reilly Leonard as its new Chief Operating Officer. With over 20 years of experience in the GovCon industry, Leonard has successfully supported small to mid-size integrators and has been an instrumental part of Cornerstone Defense since joining the company in 2015.

In his earlier years at the company, Leonard used his wealth of industry knowledge to build and shape Cornerstone’s delivery and recruiting team. In 2021, he was appointed as Chief Delivery Officer, where he oversaw recruiting, sales, and account management for the organization. His dedication to the success of Cornerstone Defense and his ability to lead naturally progressed to his well-deserved promotion to COO.

As COO, Leonard will use his experience to provide strategic leadership and direction to the team, ensuring that Cornerstone Defense continues to deliver the high-quality services it is known for.

Brian Sammons, Cornerstone CFO, commented “Reilly is the perfect COO for Cornerstone Defense. Cornerstone’s top values are service to our customers’ mission and our team.  Reilly’s progression to the COO role stems directly from his success in servicing our customers while maintaining those values. He also brings a data driven mindset that will enhance Cornerstone’s ability to efficiently deliver best in class support to our customers.”

Leonard holds a degree in Sociology from the University of Connecticut. The company looks forward to the new opportunities and successes that will come with Leonard’s promotion.