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LEIGH WEBER 2251 PIMMIT DRIVE, APT. 934 ~ FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA 22043 703.237.

2970 (C) 571.286.0686 lwfdd40c@westpost.net QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished senior consultant and project manager with exceptional national and international experience at highest levels of government and in the private sector. Expert in applying analytic expertise and integrated perspective to recommend best course of action in dynamic situations where decisions must be made with limited data. Proven record for tackling difficult problems in crisis situations, beginning with key international policy support positions dealing with economic, trade, and financial concerns requiring policy decisions by the White House. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in fast-paced environments. An excellent writer, skilled at maintaining client relationships. Proficient in research, program/project management and competitive analysis. SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS Independent Consultant * Managed multi-country interactive analysis of economic prospects in Middle East if peace were to be achieved. * Evaluated business proposals for dot.com investors and made recommendations based on major investment, marketing and competitive considerations.

US Small Business Administration * Increased speed of loan approvals and improved default rates by developing real-time credit approval system for small business export applications, working directly with Dun & Bradstreet (country risk) and Thompson's Bank Watch (foreign bank risk). Central Intelligence Agency * Served as Branch Chief three times, Assistant National Intelligence Officer for Economics, and Special Assistant to Economic Minister at US Embassy in Japan. * Provided Cabinet-level briefings and support on foreign policy

interests of US Government including the international energy crisis, trade conflict with Japan, and LDC debt collapse. * Produced National Intelligence Estimates to support the National Security Council. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FALCON CONSULTING, Washington, DC 2008 a" Present Consultant * Senior consultant for project management. * Evaluate issues such as prospects for Chinese currency revaluation, trade between US and Canada. * Generate new business for firm.

INDEPENDENT TELEVISION PRODUCTION, Falls Church, Virginia 2005 a" 2007 Producer/Film Developer * Pursued personal interest in benefits of alternative medicine and healing practices. * Created series, "Healing Your Mind and Body," shown on Fairfax Public Access TV. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE _(Continued)_

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT, Falls Church, Virginia 1998 a" 2004 * Selected Assignments: * Conducted net assessment of Chinese succession crisis, focusing on probable * business policy consequences. * Performed comprehensive analysis of potential for international banking on the *

Internet.

US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Washington, DC 1996 a" 1997 Systems Developer Export Credits

BANKERS' ASSOCIATION FOR FOREIGN TRADE (BAFT), Washington, DC 1993 a" 1995 Deputy Director * Advised on crucial international trade issues. Prepared reports for US Congress. * Served as direct liaison to banks. * Acted as special representative to restore relations between commercial bank and small business exporters.

EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES, Washington, DC 1990 a" 1992 Board of Directors * As representative of Director for Small Business, collaborated with loan officers to recommend measures to increase quantity and quality of small business export credits. * Improved small business program by advancing methods to increase credit volume, proposing criteria for risk analysis, and establishing sounder lending qualifications for individual exporters. Advisor, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS BUREAU, US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Washington, DC 1988 a" 1989 Financial Planner, IDS AMERICAN EXPRESS, Fairfax, Virginia 1986 a" 1987

_DIRECTOR OF COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS,_ IBM SATELLITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS Tysons Corner, Virginia 1985 a" 1986 Various Positions, US CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, Washington, DC 1968 a" 1984

EDUCATION

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York _EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, _1976

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, Indiana _MASTER OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS, _1966

ST. PETER'S COLLEGE, Jersey City, New Jersey _BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS, _1964