Director, Federal Programs
Chuck Leinbach has a broad knowledge of telecommunications with a career spanning over 25 years in the government and industry. His career has leveraged his strong technical background and robust experience managing a myriad of telecommunications projects and programs.
Chuck joined CenturyLink in August 1998 as systems engineer. A year later, he was promoted to lead engineer and a year following that became engineering manager directing support for a critical government network. In November 2000, he was named Director, Technical Services supporting Special Government and Campus Programs.
Today Chuck's major objective is to ensure ongoing support for existing programs and new requirements in this customer community. He manages a diverse and highly effective team of engineers, technicians, program, project managers, and logisticians. His team is lauded for their high performance and achievement, for example, in incentive award programs, the teams achieve 95% or better. In addition to his operational role, Chuck supports pre-sales engineering and proposals for our civilian, DOD, and Advanced Programs federal sectors.
Prior to joining CenturyLink, Chuck was a member of the Booz, Allen & Hamilton program management team. In this role he supported major national, special programs managing new telecommunications requirements. While in this management role, he still aided in the development and deployment of a system for collecting and managing requirements and received special recognition for his role in the project's success and the customer relations he built.