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Lewis Vasquez

Massachusetts Ambassador

Name:  Lewis P. Vasquez 

Hometown:  Littleton, Ma. 

E-mail Address:  

Business Position:  Special Background Investigator – ADC Ltd., Virginia St NE, Albuquerque, NM (contracts with DoD, DIA, DHS, ICE, CBP and USCG); Adjunct Professor – Criminal Justice/National Security Program, University of New Haven, 300 Post Road, West Haven, CT

Civilian Education:  Bachelor of Arts, Norwich University; Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration from University of Hartford

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Employer Support of the Guard/Reserve, Reserve Officers’ Association, Association of the United States Army, Military Officers’ Association of America, Connecticut Congress and State Representatives’ Veterans’ Affairs Committees, American Legion Post #1771, 76th Division Alumni Association, 1st Company Governor’s Foot Guard, Medical Reserve Corps, Give 2 the Troops, Mory’s Military Association 

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions (if applicable):  LTC Ret-USA 1998, USAR, Commander 465th MID(S)

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife – Mary Jane; Daughter – Kimberly; Grandchildren – Moran, Lewis and Tanley

Army Reserve Ambassador Lewis P. Vasquez retired from the U.S. Army Reserve in 1998 as a lieutenant colonel. His Army Reserve and active-duty military experience over 28 years included various positions in military intelligence units, culminating as commander of the 465th Military Intelligence Detachment (Strategic). ARA Vasquez was mobilized during Desert Shield/Desert Storm and assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency as Intelligence Officer Team Chief with responsibilities for managing and monitoring worldwide all-source intelligence, as well as the analysis and dissemination of terrorist threat and alert activities.

ARA Vasquez’ professional experience includes: Special Background Investigator for the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Patrol, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and Risk Manager/Consultant for Fleet Boston Financial/Bank of America. ARA Vasquez developed Disaster Recovery Plans for computer/data systems for Aetna Insurance and Mohegan Sun Casino, and implemented local area networks for Department of Consumer Protection and a secured LAN at the U.S. Naval Base New London.