Vincent Omar Leggett has been an ally to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County for nearly half of his lifetime.
Chairman of the Board
Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation, Inc.
Carnelious Jones is a business and community leader, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Over the past three decades, “CJ”, as he is known by his peers, accumulated unmatched professional experience and knowledge within the oil and gas industry, domestically and abroad.
He is the President & CEO of OMO Energy & Technology, Inc. CJ is known for (his knowledge and wisdom shattering the glass ceiling in the oil and gas industry, he is best recognized as one of the most successful corporate leaders throughout the field. A people-person who maintains a standard of excellence in the workplace, CJ built and nurtured a rich stable of oil and gas professionals while serving in multiple layers of the industry worldwide.
His entrepreneurial endeavors domestically led him to owning and operating three physical plants in Maryland; and as a prime contractor CJ secured federal contracts to provide oil and gas services to the Department of Defense. Always looking to expand his reach, CJ has embarked on an additional career in Aquaculture, harvesting world class oysters for shellfish connoisseurs, while providing an environmentally sustainable nature water cleaning and filtration system for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
For the past several years CJ has served as Board Chairman for the Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation. (BOCF)Through CJ’s business acumen he has provide much needed organizational, development, guidance and leadership to the education and environmental agenda of the BOCF. He has spearheaded successful legislative initiatives through the Maryland General Assembly, including chairing the “Task Force Minorities in the Environmental Community."
In addition, during his tenure as board chair, the BOCF was designated as a “Local Legacy Project by the United States Congress and the Library of Congress in 2000. Presently CJ is providing strategic direction for the Blacks of the Chesapeake’s Campaign to Preserve a Local Legacy. CJ is a decorated United States Navy Vietnam-Era Veteran, and since 1998, he has served on the College of Science & Technology Advisory Board at Texas Southern University, Houston, TX and works with several Historically Black Colleges and Universities. (HBCU’s). firstname.lastname@example.org