Thomas A. Duckenﬁeld III, Esq.
CHAIRMAN & CEO
A proud U.S. Army veteran, Tom has served as CEO, COO, and Partner at several businesses, including the following:
• International healthcare recruitment & staffing company
• Global, multi-platform media and intelligence company
• Federal contractor organizing and leading SME trade missions to Europe, Africa & Asia
• Green energy company producing syngas and power via microwave plasma gasiﬁcation of biomass and MSW
• Management consulting ﬁrms
• Multinational law ﬁrms.
As an attorney, Tom represented a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 companies and municipalities to veteran-, minority-, and women-owned small businesses in government contracts, government relations, corporate ﬁnance, commercial transactions, employment, and global CSR matters.
Prior to entering private law practice, Tom served as Assistant to the General Counsel in the Office of the Secretary of the Army, where his responsibilities includ-ed providing legal advice at the Secretary, ES-1, and three-star general level on the procurement of telecom, IT, healthcare services, aircraft, and munitions. He also helped facilitate the application of federal procurement regulations governing the utilization of small- and minority-owned businesses, outsourcing of non-inherently governmental activities, and protection of Army intellectual property.
An Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate, Tom ﬁrst received a commission as an active duty U.S. Army Infantry lieutenant. He later received a second commission as a captain in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, where he served as a reservist at both the Headquarters, U.S. Army Litigation Center, as well as the 157th Individual Mobilization Augmentee Detachment on Capitol Hill. During his military service, among the awards he received were a Meritorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Army Superior Unit Award.
JD, Harvard Law School
AB, Princeton University, cum laude
U.S. Army ROTC, Princeton University, Distinguished Military Graduate
St. Albans, The National Cathedral School for Boys, cum laude