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Leo A. Vecellio, Sr.

January 1, 2019

President Vecellio & Grogan, Inc. (Deceased) – Beckley, West Virginia

Leo Vecellio is a civil engineer by training and an eminent businessman and executive by design. Contracting and construction, realty, flight services and, of course, coal are some of the areas of his success. Decorated for his work in the China-Burma-India Theatre during World War II, Mr. Vecellio returned to the U.S. to begin his ascent to the top of several companies and corporations. He is Past President of the West Virginia Contractors Association, the Associated General Contractors of West Virginia and First President of the West Virginia Surface Mining & Reclamation Association. A bank director and college trustee, Leo Vecellio has been honored as Outstanding West Virginia-Italian American of the Year and as Coal Man of the Year by West Virginia University. He is President or Chairman of a number of businesses in both West Virginia and the state of Florida and is actively involved in civic affairs in both states. “The American system … where freedom allows one to utilize their energies and abilities to achieve results if one exerts the effort and hard work needed…”