District 3 President
Currently between assignments Leo has thirty-five plus years of managerial and consulting experience. As a senior executive he was responsible for all corporate policies, plans and objectives relating to financial matters, financial planning and analysis, control and reporting, treasury, risk management, procurement, and general administration and information technology systems. As a consultant was responsible for providing financial management, strategic planning and evaluation services to private corporations, lending institutions and government agencies. He led two implementation teams that installed Oracle Financials.
Some career highlights include the creation of a $2.5 billion federal government corporation; over $2 billion in Wall Street financings; helping to restructure a $3.2 billion utility; and managed corporate budgets ranging from $600 million to in excess of $1 billion. Among his current projects is the creation of Ryan’s Friends, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. This new corporation provides services and benefits for families of autistic children in the Southern Crescent area of Metro Atlanta.
Leo has been a Vincentian for twenty-five years and during that time has served in two conferences as a caseworker, Treasurer, Vice President and President and District Treasurer. He is currently District Three President. During his service Leo has created Thanksgiving and Christmas Gift programs, Life Skills Classes. He currently is leading a project to establish emergency housing for women and women with children in Gwinnett.
On the personal side, Leo graduated from Georgia State University with a MBA degree and a BBA degree. His family consists of his twenty-seven year old daughter, Kaitlin. Leo’s previous experience serving on a Board of Directors includes serving on the boards of the Protection Mutual Insurance Advisory Board, Georgia HomeFinders, Inc., Gwinnett County Board of Realtors, and Ryan’s Friends. Leo has taught graduate level finance courses for the University of Phoenix.
While he is a native of Atlanta Leo has spent a substantial portion of his business career in Houston, TX; Baton, Rogue, LA; Washington, DC and New York, NY. He organized and leads a committee that produces a 5 K Race for St Mary’s Independent Living Extension (SMILE), a local charity for the developmentally delayed, and he is a long-time Crew Chief with The Peachtree Road Race.