(Ret.) John Leide
to serve as our Class 3 Directors, to hold office until our 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, in each case until the election of their respective successors.
...MAJOR GENERAL (RET.) JOHN LEIDE has served as a director of Citadel Security Software since December 2001.His
military career includes service in infantry, special operations, security and intelligence matters for more then 30 years, including four combat tours.He
served as Director of Intelligence, J-2, United States Central Command, and performed in that capacity during the Gulf War for General Schwarzkopf throughout Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.During his final military position before retiring as an Army Major General in August 1995, General Leide was Director, National Military Intelligence Collection Center (NMICC), Director, Central MASINT (Measurements and Signatures) Office, and Director, Defense Human Intelligence Service (DHS), for the Department of Defense.Upon retirement from the US Army in 1995, John was appointed president of the Global Information Technologies strategic business unit with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and served in that position until 1997.He then joined Avenue Technologies of Alexandria, Virginia, a defense and security information superiority company, where he serves as Executive Vice President from 1997 to 1999.General Leide
then assumed duties as President of Appenine Associates Ltd.
, an international defense and security services company from 1999 to 2003.John also served as a Senior Executive Advisor to General
Dynamics Land Systems from 2000 to 2004.He presently serves as senior consultant to a number of national and international intelligence and security companies and governmental agencies, in strategic, operational, tactical and security matters.
Major General Leide has been selected for induction in the United States Military Intelligence Hall of Fame
The Board of Directors has determined that Joe M. Allbaugh, Chris A. Economou, and Major General (Ret.) John Leide
are independent directors, based on representations from each such director that they meet the relevant Nasdaq and SEC definitions.