Edward E. (Ted) Legasey '67

Ted Legasey is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and 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 has over 6000 employees with about $1.5 billion in sales. The company 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 is board chair of Malden Catholic High School in Massachusetts and is a past president of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the boards of the USAFA Endowment, the College of Charleston Foundation, and the Trident United Way. He is a founding member of the Charleston Philanthropic Partnership, an active volunteer with the Charleston Promise Neighborhood, and a member of the Charleston Cradle-to-Career Executive Team. He received Charleston’s Outstanding Individual Philanthropist Award in 2010. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award and the 2013 Distinguished Graduate Award from the U.S. Air Force Academy.