Employee Spotlight: Karen LeDoux
We sat down with Karen LeDoux, Vice President of Military Health & VA. Read on to learn about her experience with LMI.
What are you responsible for at LMI?
I lead LMI’s military health and veterans affairs programs.
How long have you been with LMI?
How long were you in the United States Army?
What was your role/MOS?
Army logistician. My general officer assignments included the following:
- Commanding general, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Des Moines, Iowa
- Commanding general, 94th Training Division (Sustainment), Fort Lee, VA
- Dual hatted as commanding general of Army Materiel Command–Southwest Asia and Third Army/Army Central (ARCENT) G-4
- Commanding general, 88th Regional Support Command.
Of your many accomplishments of serving as a leader in the United States Army, what makes you the most proud?
I’m proudest of building teams and communicating a vision focused on supporting and facilitating warfighter requirements, such as activating the Expeditionary Support Command and preparing for deployment; initiating a nationwide training command for logistics military occupational specialty reclassification; executing retrograde operations from Iraq and surge into Afghanistan; and building, communicating, and executing the vision that U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) regional support commands are readiness enablers for the operational Army.
I have also received the following awards during my tenure in the Army:
- 2012 Department of the Army (DA) Lean Six Sigma Enterprise Project Sponsor Award (ARCENT)
- 2013 and 2015 DA Community of Excellence Award (USAR category)
What attracted you to/made you want to work for LMI after serving our country for so many years?
Through continued service, I wanted to enable others to achieve success in service to their country.
What synergies do you see between LMI and the way the Army operates?
Our employees want to make a difference for the success of their client.