Kevin Schmidt

Vice President, Government Relations, Smiths Group

Schmidt joined Smiths Group in 2006 as Vice President, Government Relations, and has more than 20 years experience in government and industry. Kevin served as a professional staff member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) where he was the program monitor for the Department of Homeland Security among other duties. He later served as a presidential appointee to the Department of Homeland Security Office of Legislative Affairs with responsibility for supporting Intelligence and Operations. 


LeeAnn Levesque

Vice President of Business Development, Analogic

SMC Vice Chair LeeAnn Levesque joined Analogic in 2020. LeeAnn has over 25 years of domestic and international business development and executive management experience in diverse industries such as telecommunications, homeland security, defense, and aerospace. Prior to joining the company, she was Vice President, Business Development, Defense/Aerospace/Space/Security at Sanmina Corporation, a global manufacturing organization. Before Sanmina, LeeAnn held the position of President & CEO of SureScan Corporation for more than a decade, a company that developed and certified a stationary gantry, multi-energy explosive detection system (EDS) for hold baggage.