Manassas bio research supplier promotes VP to SVP
Joseph Leonelli will help lead ATCC Federal Solutions
Manassas-based biological materials management nonprofit ATCC has promoted Joseph Leonelli to senior vice president of ATCC Federal Solutions, it announced Tuesday.
Leonelli has been a member of AFS’s executive leadership team since 2015.
“Joe’s well-deserved promotion reflects the success he has achieved for our business,” ATCC Chairman and CEO Raymond H. Cypess said in a statement. “We look for Joe to continue to lead the team to support the government’s role in combating the pandemic by providing a range of tools and resources to contain the impact and investigate the long-lasting effects of the coronavirus disease.”
Before joining ATCC, Leonelli was vice president of Engility Holding Inc.’s National Security Systems and Solutions division, where he managed three business units providing software engineering to the Department of Defense, Department of Justice and intelligence community agencies. He also held leadership positions with Raytheon Co., Applied Signal Technology Inc., General Dynamics Corp., Battelle and SRI International.
Leonelli holds a doctorate in inorganic chemistry from Indiana University. His research and development experience includes chemical and biological warfare agent detection, remote sensing and the forensic analysis of chemical and biological warfare agents from environmental samples.
ATCC develops and supplies authenticated cells lines and microorganisms, advanced model systems and custom solutions, supporting research in basic science, drug discovery, translational medicine and public health.