Leonard started Macon Occupational Medicine is 2001 and serves as the President/ Chief Executive Officer. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreational Therapy as well as a Master of Science Degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Ergonomics & Biomechanics from Georgia Southern University. A graduate of Leadership Georgia and Leadership Macon, Leonard has been recognized by the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals (NAOHP) with a Certificate of Competency in Occupational Health Practice Management. Also, he has completed specialized training in Ergonomics through completion of the Applied Ergonomics Professional Residency Program, and holds the following certifications: Certified Impairment Evaluation Specialist, Certified Work Capacity Evaluator, Certified Work Rehabilitation Evaluator, Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator, Certified Functional Job Analysis Evaluator, Certified Pre-work Screening Evaluator, Certified Breath Alcohol Technician, and Certified Professional Collector.
Currently an executive board member for the Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation, Leonard has a history of active community and professional involvement throughout Middle Georgia. He has served in numerous leadership positions for various associations, charitable organizations, nonprofits and colleges/universities as well as with the chamber of commerce, convention & visitors bureau, economic development and industrial authority. Leonard was named to Georgia’s “40 under 40” by Georgia Trend Macon (2007) and “Five Under Forty” in Central Georgia by Macon Magazine (2005).
In 2016, Macon Occupational Medicine was named Business & Industry’s Small Business of the Year by The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce and the Macon Economic Development Commission. This is the 2nd time the company has received this recognition. Under Leonard’s leadership, Macon Occupational Medicine has also been the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award Winner for Marketplace Ethics and was named “Partner in Economic Development” by the Macon Economic Development Commission for significant contributions to the economic vitality of Middle Georgia.