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Exelis, Korn Ferry, Points of Light help veterans leverage military experience

18 June 2014

Through its employee volunteer service program Exelis Action Corps, defense and aerospace company Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has partnered with Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) and nonprofit organization Points of Light to host the second cohort of Leveraging Military Leadership Program to help new veterans apply their leadership experience to civilian positions.

The second session will kick off June 20-22 in McLean, Virginia and will include a class of 37 veterans from nearly all branches of service with military experience ranging from staff non-commissioned officers to senior officer ranks. The participants will benefit from a team of leadership experts from Exelis and Korn Ferry who will lead three days of onsite instruction, group exercises and lectures. The in-residence portion of the program will be followed by four months of focused offsite, online, and integrated learning components, as well as individual coaching the same research-based leadership development services offered by Korn Ferry to Boards, CEOs and senior executives at leading global organizations.

The Exelis Action Corps is the signature volunteer service program for Exelis, a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company. Its website is at

Korn Ferry is a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Visit for more information.

Points of Light the world´s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. For more information, go to


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