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Leigh Valudes, CMQ-OE, PMP, LEED AP

Vice President

Leigh Valudes leads the Solutions Division, focusing on Markon's core competencies. He is also responsible for corporate quality, innovation, Markon University, and intellectual property development.

During the majority of his 25-year consulting experience, he was embedded with key government agencies providing expertise in strategic planning, mission analysis and implementation, requirements programming, program management, design and construction management, business operations, and advisory services. Leigh has supported some of the largest campus programs in the DC metropolitan area including the Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, $5.5 billion Pentagon Renovation Program, and $4 billion Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Campus Program. 

Leigh has served as a top adviser and consultant to several NCR marquee federal clients, large-scale programs for private sector, state and local, and university clients. His vast experience led him to co-develop and facilitate Markon’s prestigious Leadership Development Program.

Leigh received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and graduated from American University’s Washington National Semester Program with a focus on national and foreign policy. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, the certified Manager of Quality with a focus in Organization Excellence (CMQ-OE) from the American Society of Quality, and is a LEED Accredited Professional certified by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).