Leonard earned his Masters of Science Organization Development in the Graziadio School of Business from Pepperdine University. Having practiced as an organization strategist and change agent over 30 years, Leonard enrolled to pursue his aspiration of integrating his proven creative change management interventions with new technologies. The faculty selected Leonard as the William McGowan Scholar for academic excellence and contributions to humanity. The experience with Pepperdine resulted in multi-cultural and multi-industry experience in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. He also served as an adjunct consultant for Pepperdine supporting student programs in China.
Leonard is a master at combining his entrepreneurial spirit with being an effective and influential team player. Along with his corporate experience, he has a passion for involvement in social and humanitarian issues. In addition, his civic involvement and professional affiliations includes serving as President and various executive board positions on local/national associations and service groups. His experience and results-oriented focus defines his highly successful career. He can work with diverse groups or individuals and can establish rapport quickly in order to build trust and motivate others to reach their highest potential.