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Kyle Spainhour

Kyle SpainhourKyle serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Audit Executive for Leidos - a national security, health and engineering solutions company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. The company’s 19,000 employees support vital missions for the U.S. government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes, and defend our nation’s digital and physical infrastructure from ‘new world’ threats. In this role Kyle leads the internal audit function and is responsible for planning and executing financial and operational audits to evaluate the company’s internal controls, its adherence to company policies and procedures, and its compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Kyle also serves as the Executive Sponsor for the Leidos LGBTQ employee resource group which was established in 2015.

Prior to joining Leidos, Kyle enjoyed a 26 year career with Motorola Inc., serving in various finance roles, including nine years of international assignments primarily in the Middle East and Eastern Europe. His final six years with the company he served in Corporate Finance roles, leading Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and then the Internal Audit function for Motorola Mobility, which was spun off in 2010 and acquired by Google in 2012. Kyle was the first “out” executive at Motorola and was the Executive Sponsor for the LGBTQ employee resource group for seven years.

In addition to Point Foundation, Kyle has also served on the Board of Directors of Out & Equal™ Workplace Advocates, a national non-profit organization which champions safe and equitable workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and Equality Illinois, a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to secure, protect and defend equal rights for LGBTQ people in Illinois.

Kyle lives in Washington, D.C. with his partner Eric Siemers.


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