David Leon has succeeded in many roles over the 25 years he has advocated for Individuals with Disabilities. His broad experience ranges from DSP to leadership roles in private non-profit organizations, local and state government agencies. Mr. Leon practices a holistic service delivery approach and excels at uncovering new opportunities to collaborate with a variety of sources inside and outside the government. As the VADARS Director of Workforce Programs, Mr. Leon is responsible for enhancing the lives of people who receive services through employer engagement, financial empowerment initiatives and business services. He serves as the agency lead on employer engagement activities and represents the agency on the statewide business solutions team. He is recognized for his expertise in SSA Ticket to Work program, work incentives and Cost Reimbursement. He believes professional gatherings provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas across disciplines and agencies.