Leon “LT” Thompson serves as Managing Director of Special Operations Programs for Patriot Defense Group. He retired after 25 years active duty service in the U.S. Army as a Special Operations expert. He planned, resourced, managed and led complex, high-risk ASO and intelligence operations for the U.S. Military. Mr. Leon Thomspon served as Director of Training and Special Operations subject matter expert for Silverback 7 prior to its acquisition by Patriot Defense Group in 2017.
During Mr. Leon Thompson’s military career, he served as the primary advisor, force provider, and consultant for HUMINT operations for multiple missions with the Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). After his military retirement, Mr. Thompson continued his HUMINT expertise by conducting HUMINT training and exercise design and support. His subject matter expertise includes Advanced Special Operations (ASO), Assessment and Selection (A&S), Surveillance/Surveillance Detection Operations and Tradecraft.
Mr. Leon Thompson possesses a B.S. in Business Administration from Chadwick University and holds the credentials of a Professional Project Manager (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).