21st Annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards Dinner Honorees
CADCA is proud to announce our 2019 Humanitarian of the Year is Roger Krone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Leidos.
With over $10 billion in annual revenue and 32,000 employees worldwide, Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. Before being named CEO in July 2014, Krone held leadership roles at some of the most prominent organizations in aerospace for nearly 40 years.
For Krone, the future of Leidos is one with a laser focus on its customers, shareholders, and employees. In 2016, Krone engineered Leidos’ acquisition of Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business, creating a leader in government IT services and solutions with the potential to solve some of the greatest technology challenges. He is the driving force behind the company's culture of innovation and an environment shaped to inspire employees to create innovative technology solutions that respond to customers’ challenges today and tomorrow.
After receiving an inspirational email from an employee having lost his son to opioids, Krone launched a sweeping internal and external opioid awareness campaign. Efforts included calling for safe and supportive work environments, making prescription benefit plan changes, dispensing drug disposal pouches, building non-profit relationships, and distributing public awareness materials. Through research and analysis, Leidos found its place in setting an example for how the private sector can help combat the worst drug crisis in U.S. history
As part of the overall campaign, Krone partnered with CADCA to support substance use prevention efforts through youth leadership training and community awareness safe disposal events.
Finally, Krone launched a CEO pledge to end opioid addiction—specifically calling on fellow industry leaders to address the opioid epidemic. The initiative asks CEOs to play a role in helping to save lives. By signing, leaders pledge that their organization will do what they can to take action, specifically:
- Create workplaces where it is safe to have uncomfortable, often difficult, conversations about addiction;
- Educate their employees about the dangers of prescription opioids, to dispel the myths and stigma surrounding the disease of addiction, and to support employees and family members’ access to quality treatment and recovery services;
- Support nonprofit organizations dedicated to building drug-free communities and preventing addiction, improving access to quality treatment and supporting recovery.
To learn more about the Leidos campaign, or to join the over fifty companies having already signed Krone’s pledge, please visit www.leidos.com.
Krone will be honored with the Humanitarian of the Year Award at CADCA’s 2019 Drug Free Kids Dinner in October.
Brad Dombaugh has served as the co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of PSA Worldwide Corp, Inc. since 1995. Prior to co-owning PSA with his wife, Leah, Brad served as a Corporate Accounts Director with St. Jude Medical, and also worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a sales manager and sales representative with both Pfizer and Roche Pharmaceuticals. Before entering corporate America, Brad also served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for seven years, assigned to Schofield Barracks, HI and Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN. In 35 years of professional experience, Brad has served in a myriad of leadership positions in sales management, sales training, and business development, culminating in his current position as CEO of PSA Worldwide. He serves as a Trustee for Colorado PGA REACH, serves on the Angels of Fallen Americans Advisory Board, and is actively involved in the Colorado State University mentoring program.
In 1984, Brad earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and in 1988 received his Masters in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.
Brad loves the outdoors, especially golfing, biking, and hiking. He has three grown children: Savanna, Kelsey, and Dillon, and has been married to his wife, Leah, for 35 years. He resides in Colorado Springs, CO.