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General (Ret) William Fraser, Chairman,
General Will Fraser is a proven strategic leader, administrator, and communicator.  He is a highly decorated retired General of the United States Air Force and landed at the pinnacle of the United States Military as one of nine Combatant Commanders. 
During 40 years of service, he held a variety of demanding command and staff positions.  He has led large-scale, diverse, global organizations where he earned a reputation as a motivational leader, strategic thinker and change agent who delivered solutions to the most complex challenges.
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Brigadier General (Ret) Robert "Bob" Gaylord, Treasurer
Brigadier General Robert Gaylord (retired), MCEC Board Treasurer, is an independent leadership and communication consultant. Formerly, he was president and CEO of IDEA, an eCommerce business-to-business solutions provider, after serving as president and CEO of the Leader-to-Leader Institute in New York City.
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Brigadier General (Ret) Earl Simms, Vice Chairman / Secretary
Brigadier General (Ret) Earl Simms is currently the Vice President Corp Relations
for the Armed Forces Services Corp.
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Bruni Bradley, Vice Chairman
Bruni Bradley is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (BS in Economics) and of the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University (MBA).
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Barbara Day, Vice Chairman
Barbara Day has been affiliated with the U.S. Coast Guard all her life. She was born and raised in a U.S. Coast Guard family as one of five children and she met and married her husband Bob while he was stationed in Washington, D.C., and she was living and working in northern Virginia.
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David G. Henry, J.D., Vice Chairman
is a registered patent attorney, intellectual property litigator, and IP Section Chair and specializes in patent, trademark and copyright litigation, prosecution, and transactions.
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Richard "Rich" Lerner, PhD, Vice Chairman
Richard M. Lerner, Ph.D., is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University.
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Robert “Bob” Utley, Vice Chairman
is the Chairman of the Board for The Utley Group, a privately controlled family enterprise active in investments in real estate and operating companies since 1988.
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