Chris LeGrand serves as president and chief executive officer of Futures Group Global, LLC.
Futures Group is headquartered in D.C. and is a global consulting firm that helps to protect and promote people’s well-being around the world. The company has more than 500 staff spanning the U.S. and more than 35 other countries.
LeGrand was part of a management team that purchased Futures Group as a divestiture from SRA International in September 2008.
In this interview with ExecutiveBiz, LeGrand described some of the growth markets Futures Group is pursuing and outlines the company’s biggest changes over the past 10 years.
Previously, LeGrand served as president of Constella Group’s public sector business, including its domestic U.S. public health unit and international health development unit (Futures Group).
The two units consisted of 1,000 staff operating around the world which provided integrated health consulting solutions to enhance human health. Key clients included the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Agency for International Development, and many foreign governments and international agencies.
Prior to running Constella Group’s public sector business, LeGrand held various positions at Constella, including chief operating officer, chief technology officer, and division director of the IT and Data Management Division. LeGrand joined Constella in November 1998 and was instrumental in driving rapid business growth, including through work with new clients and new service offerings.
LeGrand has been the recipient of numerous leadership awards, including Business Journal’s top 40 professionals under age 40 in the North Carolina Research Triangle area in 2001, and Business Leader Magazine’s top 100 Business Impact Leaders in the Triangle. He was also honored with the Outstanding Service Award by the Drug Information Association in 2007.
LeGrand received a MS Information Management from George Washington University and a BS in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University.