Edward E. (Ted) Legasey '67

Ted Legasey is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He spent nine years on active duty as an Air Force officer, and then went on to an entrepreneurial career in the information technology and systems integration business. He helped to found and, for the next 26 years, build SRA International, Inc., a highly successful company that today operates as CSRA after merging with CSC Federal. SRA was listed by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Work for in America” for ten straight years. Ted actively serves in a variety of non-profit organizations. He served for six years on the board of directors of the Association of Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy, including four years as the chairman of the board. He was board chair of Malden Catholic High School in Massachusetts for nine years and is a past president of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He is board chair of the Charleston Promise Neighborhood and a member of the boards of the USAFA Endowment, the Tri-County Cradle-to-Career Collaborative, and the Trident United Way. He received Charleston’s Outstanding Individual Philanthropist Award in 2010, was named Community Builder of the Year for 2015, and was selected as one of Charleston’s 50 Most Progressive Leaders in 2016. And he is the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award and the 2012 Distinguished Graduate Award from the Academy.