Dave Wilkinson, President & CEO The Atlanta Police Foundation and Kevin Leonpacher, Detective City of Atlanta Police
Dave joined the Foundation in 2005. Before joining the Foundation, Dave retired as the Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Secret Service, Georgia Region. During his 22-year tenure with the Secret Service, Dave served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Investigations, as well as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protection Division, serving under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush. Dave was awarded the Distinguished Service award from President Bush for supervision of agents/decisive actions on September 11, 2001.
Kevin considered following in his father's footsteps and pursuig a career with the military. However, when an internship brought him to Atlanta, he joined the Atlanta Police Department and realized he had found his calling. Kevin has been with the Atlanta Police Department for 16 years. During that time he has been assigned to patrol divisions in Zone 5 (downtown) and Zone 2 (Buckhead). In 2008, Kevin was promoted to the rank of Detective.