As a finance contractor, Leonard assists with payroll management, audit preparation, and other finance-related duties.
He graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a degree in finance, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Leadership and a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Rice University.
Coupled with his educational background, Leonard has a diverse portfolio in leadership roles. Roles such as Chief Diversity Officer at Point University, Legal Entity Controller for The Coca Cola Company, and executive pastor have afforded him the opportunity to do what he loves to do best: connect with people and serve his community.
While his corporate career spans over several years and includes accounting, finance, and credit, his experience as an entrepreneur and business owner has proven to be just as rewarding. Whether he is in the boardroom, on a golf course, or pulpit, the constant is Leonard’s passion for people.
Leonard is the proud father of four daughters and one granddaughter. He enjoys golfing, music, traveling, is a “sweets” fanatic, and loves spending time with his family, friends, and fraternity brothers. His personal mission is to live for Christ, love all, and laugh often.
Leonard lives by the words “Give me a fish, and I’ll eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I’ll eat for a lifetime.”