Belkis Leong-Hong is the Founder, President, and CEO of Knowledge Advantage Inc., a woman-owned, 8(a)-certified company specializing in delivery of Information Technology and Knowledge Management solutions, strategic planning, policy and program analysis, strategic business initiatives, leadership development, change management, and workforce modernization. She left Government service with the rank of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, after 30 years of public service. During her tenure at DOD, Bel held high-level positions including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I Planning and Resources. A mathematician and computer scientist by training, she holds degrees from Hunter College and American University, and certificates from Harvard’s Kennedy’s School of Government. Bel serves as a member of the Military Academy Admission Review Board, was President of the DC Chapter of OCA, and served on the Presidential Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities. She is the recipient of the Presidential Rank Meritorious Service Award.