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Delaney of Potomac Receives Clarkson University's Top Alumni Honor
Potsdam, N.Y. -- Lawrence J. Delaney of Potomac, Md., retired Titan Corporation executive vice president and advanced systems development sector president, has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University. Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.
Delaney is a senior executive with more than 40 years of international experience in high technology program acquisition, management and engineering. Prior to joining Titan, Delaney was chairman of the board, CEO and president of Arete Associates.
Delaney has also served as acting secretary, assistant secretary for acquisition and chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, completing his public service in 2001 as acting undersecretary of the Air Force.
Previously, Delaney was president of Delaney Group Inc., a technical and business consulting firm he founded in 1997. Additionally, Delaney, who is fluent in German, was managing director, BDM Europe, the European holding company for BDM International Inc., where he was corporate vice president. He was also senior vice president and group manager at IABG.
Earlier in his career, Delaney was managing partner, member of the board of directors, and director, Washington Operations of Montgomery & Associates. He also served as a group senior vice president at SAIC, as well as a deputy sector manager of the SAIC Military Sciences/Information Systems Sector. Delaney has directed programs for the Chief of Naval Operations, the Defense Nuclear Agency and the U.S. Army.
Delaney also serves as chairman of the board of Engility Corporations, as a member of the board of SET Corporation, and on the advisory boards of the Analysis Group and Magnetic Torque International. In addition, he serves on the plant and facilities committee of the Basilica of the National Shrine in Washington.
Delaney has been a member of the Clarkson University Board of Trustees since 2005, chairing the research committee and serving on the academic affairs committee.
He lives in Potomac, Md., with his wife, Antoinette. They have five grown children: Lawrence Jr., Joe, John, Gene and Chris.
Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, N.Y., is a private, nationally ranked university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business, the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. At Clarkson, 3,000 high-ability students excel in an environment where learning is not only positive, friendly and supportive, but spans the boundaries of traditional disciplines and knowledge. Faculty achieves international recognition for their research and scholarship and connects students to their leadership potential in the marketplace through dynamic, real-world problem solving.