Remarkably, the work for which the NCAIED
is recognizing Walter is his second distinguished career.
Leonard is using progressive methods to help Indian Nations reach economic self-sufficiency beyond the short window of opportunity provided by casino profits," said Juan Aguilar, NCAIED Northwest Advisory Council member and Vice President and Senior Business Development Manager for Washington Mutual.
The NCAIED award is the second national Businessman of the Year award for Leonard in 2003.
NAFSA is absolutely supportive of NCAIED
and the conference's goal of creating economic opportunities throughout Indian country, and we were proud to contribute resources toward making this event a possibility,"
Recipients were nominated and chosen by a panel of NCAIED
The center represents a great partnership among the Native American community, Raytheon and the Department of Defense," said Ken Robbins, president and chief executive officer of the NCAIED